In excavated condition, with sharply tapering double-edged blade of flat diamond section with shallow central fuller on both sides of the forte, latten-filled mark beyond the fuller on one side (latten incomplete), hilt comprising flat slightly arched quillons widening at the ends, flat tapering tang deeply stamped with three cross potent marks along one side, and compressed octagonal wheel pommel with circular recess on each side bearing a mark (?)
85.5 cm. blade
The quillons conform to Oakeshott's Style 6 with a pommel of Type I1
Sold for £5,250 24 April 2011 Antique Arms and Armour London, Knightsbridge
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