The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Rapier
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- probably Italy; blade- Solingen, Germany
  • c. 1570 - c. 1580
  • Steel, blued
  • Length: 103.5 cm, blade
    Width: 2.5 cm, blade at guard
    Weight: 1.395 kg
    Length: 117.9 cm
    Width: 28.1 cm, guard
    Balance point: 10 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Maker's mark: Running wolf mark Inlaid in copper alloy
    Maker's mark
  • A576
  • European Armoury II
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