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Composite Pierced Cup Hilt Rapier Ca 17th Century
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
38.5" blade with flattened diamond cross-section void of any marks.  Blade is grafted with a 19th century shell guard. Shell guard decorated with tightly scrolling pierced work. S-shaped quillons with scrolled ends. Simple knuckle bow. Grips are wrapped with a coiled wire. Loosely braided coiled wire grip rings. Pommel carved with large lobed leaves. 

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Blade is very good. Knuckle bow region has bright metal and rusted metal from repair work. 
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