Classic 17th Century Steel Hilted English Sword

27.6875" curved, single-edged blade with 21.5" unstopped fuller at spine, 1.25" wide at ricasso. 5.25" hilt with pierced iron, down-turned guard, shell motif counter-guard and simple rolled quillon on top. Simple decorations on knuckle bow, which is secured to the pommel cap at the rear with an old screw. Two holes in counter guard suggest missing guard branches. A classic Walloon hilt form. Turned wood grip with palm swell.


Good. Blade cleaned with a dull smoky gray patina, showing scattered discoloration, oxidation and light to moderate pitting. Hilt with a dull pewter patina and scattered surface oxidation, showing some pitting as well. Grip with nicks and dings. Blade and hilt solid, knuckle guard with crack in bow.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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