Rare 1650s-1670s Cromwellian English Civil War "Mortuary" Sword with Christ Face. Please Check back regularly for new listings of quality weapons. A strong and rare example of the English Civil War era horseman's sword with a distinctive mortuary style steel hilt mounts. Having large basket guard chiseled and engraved on the outside with multiple images of Christ among floral patterns. Large leather-covered grip with heavy brass wire bondage.
Mounted with a straight single-edged triple fullered blade of German manufacture, featuring extended sharp false edge area of the tip. Each side having struck SOLENGEN inscription inside the middle fuller with flower markings between the letters. Fine rich patina and moderate pitting throughout. Rare and impressive weapon of Cromwellian era horsemen. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog.The item "Rare 1650-1670s Cromwellian English Civil War Mortuary Sword with Christ Faces" is in sale since Thursday, January 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Pre-1700\Original Period Items". The seller is "antiqueblades" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida.
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