Lot 2227: A South German basket-hilted sword, circa 1580
October 26, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Sturdy single-edged blade with double-edged point and flat fullers on both sides. Lower half of blade partly with stronger signs of corrosion. Struck with a smith's mark on one side. Grid-like basket hilt, flat, straight cross guard with finger bow and thumb ring. Grip with rough iron wrap and Turk's heads. Tapering hexagonal pommel. Length 111 cm.
Condition Report: II -
Notes: Schwerter, Degen und Rapiere