Rare Mid 17th C. English Civil War Era Horseman's Mortuary Sword ( British ) For Sale
Very rare English Civil War era example of the so called Mortuary sword widely used by English horsemen during the mid to late 1600s. Wearing a straight single edged unfullered blade which exhibits heavy patina throughout with areas of fine pitting, one side with mostly worn struck numbers, possibly a date, edge showing slight wear due to extensive service. Large half basket guard with clam shells and massive pommel, all showing extensive patina and pitting, with a very finely braided brass wire grip, all fully intact and solid. overall 40" blade 34 3/4".Please note that the seemingly high shippingchargesin our sales are often lower than the actual cost of the shipping, andAlways include aFull Value insurance on All items.
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Rare Mid 17th C. English Civil War Era Horseman's Mortuary Sword ( British ): $3,950