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Old 5th April 2009, 04:21 PM   #16
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The rapier at the left belongs to a well known group of swords made for the Munich Town Guard, the Metropolitan police, by Wolfgang Stantller, ca. 1600-10.

The one next to it with the gilt hilt is a variant of a Pappenheimer sword, ca. 1630.

Michael
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