18th Century European Spontoon or Partizan

10" leaf shaped blade with 4.25" defensive wings, 16" including socket which is missing its rivets. 13" reinforcement langets extend from the bottom of the socket. 93" overall. Haft retains what appears to be the original grounding iron, wood painted black with numerous worn holes. A solid example of 18th century pole arm of Continental origin.

***Due to excessive length this item may only be picked up in person or 3rd party shipping must be arranged. Cowan's will not ship this item.***


Good. Metal with moderate oxidation, some surface roughness and some pitting. Entire piece with old black paint. Missing rivets in langets. Haft with bump, dings and mars.

Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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