English C.1640 Dish Hilt Rapier Sword

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Highly unusual and scarce English C.1640 Dish Hilt Rapier Sword

This is a very fine example of an English early 17th Century dish hilt rapier sword with chiselled decoration to the dish hilt.  The sword is probably unique in that it has a highly distinctive carved horn grip that has the appearance of a bamboo stalk.  The pommel is of large, globular form and the knucklebow and hilt bars are of bilobate style.  Blade is inlaid with brass lettering and symbols.  A very attractive piece.

Condition of the Sword

In excellent condition for its age - small losses to the grip.

Specifications of the Sword

Blade length is 34 inches (40 inches overall).

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