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Old 27th June 2011, 04:38 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Jean
I believe that it is original but in exceptional condition so may be not very old, the missing stones visible on the pictures were replaced.
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Jean


Interesting hilt.
The technique / workmanship looks very authenthic to me.
Could it be that it was re-gilded ? Do you have any provenance ?

Best regards,
Willem
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