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With complex Central European-type hilt composed of numerous branches and a thumbring, with barrel-shaped wooden grip and spherical pommel, the characteristic Polish saber blade shallowly curved, stepped and fullered at the forte, with single continuous fuller extending to the expanded tip. Struck at the right forte with double sickle marks and retaining an inked collection number at the right forte. First half of the 17th c. Well worn, blade dark with areas of corrosion. See W. Zablocki, Ciecia, Prawdziwa Szabla, 1989: Warsaw, 335 and passim for similarly-hilted Polish sabers. Overall length 85cm. Condition IV

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A POLISH SABER

Estimate $400 - $600May 19, 2018
Cheyenne, WY, USA
Auction Curated By:
Oliver S Pinchot PhD
Director and Specialist