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2nd July 2019, 04:47 AM
Join Date: Dec 2004
Originally Posted by
Beautiful piece indeed; would not mind to have it
Because, precisely as you say, being a 'heavy' piece, i would (personally) call it a (swept hilt)
, not a
. Can you tell the blade width at its base ?
Nando, the proportions of the blade do indeed suggest a cut-and-thrust weapon more properly termed a riding-sword, or
spada da cavallo
. Let's wait for the width measurement to come in, to be sure.
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