An exceptionally rare example of the early Saxon rapier, with its steel furniture having a superb and intricately braided silver and brass grip with a lovely silver flower pommel cap. Kidney shaped shell guard having fine pierced stars of the Peppenhimer type rapiers.
Mounted with a strong double edged blade of rare Trapezoid section configuration. Good rich patina throughout, solid and intact overall. Circa late 16th to mid 17th century, rare and early Saxon weapon. Overall : 35" Blade : 28 1/2". Listing and template services provided by inkFrog.The item "Very Rare 16th-17th C. German Saxon Silver Mounted Off-Set Blade Rapier Sword" is in sale since Sunday, November 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Pre-1700\Original Period Items".
The seller is "antiqueblades" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.