The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Rapier
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- Italy, probably; blade- Germany, possibly
  • probably 2nd quarter of 17th century
  • Steel, copper and wood, pierced
  • Length: 123.6 cm, blade
    Width: 3 cm, blade, above the ricasso
    Weight: 1.23 kg
    Length: 138.7 cm
    Width: 18.3 cm
    Balance point: 14.4 cm, forward of the guard block
  • Incised mark: '* X X X *'
    Stamp: 'S'
    Maker's mark
  • A605
  • European Armoury II
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