Very rare early English Basket hilt sword

Stock Code: X1654

Very rare early English Basket hilt sword ,41” overall,35” back sword with four long fullers, double crescent makers mark . Iron basket-hilt of conventional early British form with circular plates at the junction of the saltire bars and a large spherical pommel with button to which the main knuckle-guard is screwed. Replaced wooden grip with old possibly original buff leather liner.

Circa 1620

Very good condition for age.

 Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and A. Borg, European Swords and Daggers in the Tower of London, London, 1974, p. 24,

D. Blackmore, Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars, London, 1990, p. 30,

C Mazansky, British basket-hilted swords. A typology of basket-type sword hilts, p. 66,

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Price: £4,250.00

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