German two-hand Processional sword, the blade early 17th century. The blade with wavy edges, short spear point, a large orb mark inlaid in latten on one side, long ricasso formed with a pair of curved lugs, struck with a series of decorative marks framing an incised geometric panel on both sides, enclosing a bladesmith's mark on one side, and inscribed "295", blackened iron hilt of both flattened and faceted bars.
A rapier, manufactured in the mid-19th century by the technology of the old masters as a gift to one high-ranking person. Such exceptionally flexible rapiers were made in Toledo in the beginning of 17th century. They were sold in gun shops and coiled in a circle to show its flexible properties.
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German Processional Two-Handed Great Sword Late 16th Century
German Two-handed Sword; c. 1520-30; blade 132cm. Overall length 180cm; The sword features a strong double-edged blade of flattened hexagonal section, cut with a shallow fuller at the forte and with additional short fullers over the sides of the ricasso. Formed with a pair of basal lugs, the blade is struck with a mark, a flower, both within the fuller and at the base of the lugs on both sides.:
Knightly sword in the early 15th century Italian manner, modeled on that of Estorre Visconti, signore of Milan (1346- 1413), 19th c.. long sharply tapering blade of flattened diamond section inlaid with a small copper mark on both sides, gilt-iron hilt, the crosspiece faceted and tapering towards abruptly down-turned tips, the center encased in a copper panel turned outwards over both sides of the base of the blade and engraved with panels of scroll work.
Kaskara Sword Dated: circa 1900 Place of Origin: Africa Medium: iron, steel, copper, leather, wood