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Lot 32: Cuirassier Broadsword
November 17, 2012
Zaluzany 1, Czech RepublicLive Auction
Description: Single-edged, straight blade with double fuller on both sides, false edge and central point.Near back fuller merges into two back grooves. On both sides decorated with engraving of horseman and inscription "Pro Deo, Fide & Patria". Wooden grip covered with leather. Brass hilt. Smooth back-piece, strip basket with knuckle-guard, side-bar and outer vallecular counterguard. Flat straight crossguard, thumb loop on inner side. Austria, 1st half of 18th century, length 87 cm. Condition 2-3
Exhibited: Some of the items are exhibited at 30th ANTIQUE FAIRS 2012 - Exhibition hall Novoměstská radnice - Karlovo namesti 1/23. Prag 2, 12000, New Town. Viewing: 8th of November 2012 - to - 11th of November 2012 daily from 10 AM to 7 PM. All items will be displayed at the castle Zaluzany 16th of November from 9 AM to 8 PM and 17th of November from 9 AM to 12 AM