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Old 18th April 2015, 04:01 PM   #116
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Originally Posted by E.B. Erickson
This is a follow up post to the German basket from the last half of the 1500s that I submitted earlier. Most of these basket types that I've seen have a conical pommel, but here's one with a round pommel. The sword was/is in the Higgins Armoury collection, and there doesn't appear to be any info online; just these two photos. The description listed the sword as a baskethilted rapier.

--ElJay


it is Higgins (old) inv nr 1979.04.06
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