Italian Town Sword, Rapier, ca. 1640
Iron hilt featuring straight quillons with acorn finials chiseled with foliate design. Knucklebow with triple central knob, screwed to the chiseled ovoid pommel. Long chiseled quillon block, single side ring with central triple knob feature (old brazed repair), matching the knucklebow. Wood grip with twisted copper wire wrap and turks heads. Narrow 37" oval-section blade with deep 9" fuller each side, bearing the remains of a stamped inscription. Overall length 44".
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