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    Lot of Two Swords.
    Comprising: 1) 32 1/4-inch straight triangular blade. Ricasso marked: ASB. Brass clam-shell guard deep-relief decorated with crossed canons and fleur-de-lis shield. Ribbed mother-of-pearl grips. Beautiful grape leaf decorated guard. 2) European cup-hilt rapier. 37 1/4-inch steel blade of diamond section. Small armorer's mark on blade. Full cup with D-guard. Iron pommel cap. Walnut grip.

    Condition: 1) Very good to fine. Steel a lightly mottled gray patina with patches of fine pitting. Brass is fine with a mellow age wear patina. Grips excellent. 2) Fine. Steel a smooth dark gray patina. Cup with minor dents and stains. Age wear and some losses to grip.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    14th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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