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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Rapiers

Swept hilt rapier 4

Description:

Swept hilt rapier with unembellished spherical pommel, hand guard and quillons. This form of hilt incorporates a series of bars in the hand guard that functions as a protective measure by covering the sword-wielding hand during a confrontation/

Ricasso of blade bears the mark of an unidentified maker.

Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000145
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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