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    Lot of Two European Short Swords.
    Comprising: 1.) British Royal Navy Midshipman's Dirk. 17 1/4-inch single-edge blade; 22-inches overall. Gilded-brass hilt, lion's head pommel and back strap, and a quillon terminating with acorns at each end. Wire-wrapped white ray skin grips. No visible maker's mark. No scabbard. 2.) Unidentified European short sword. 22 3/4-inch Yataghan-style blade; 28-inches overall. Cast steel hilt. No visible maker's mark. Lacking scabbard.

    Condition: 1.) Good. Blade with a uniform gray appearance, light surface rust and age spotting. Traces of the original gilt on the hilt. 2.) Very good. Modest aging to blade.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    11th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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