The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Rapier
  • Rapier
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hilt- possibly North Europe; blade- Italy, possibly Milan
  • c. 1625 - c. 1635
  • Iron or steel, gold and copper, chiselled and gilded
  • Length: 98.1 cm
    Width: 2.6 cm
    Weight: 1.27 kg
  • Inscription: '· RESPICE · FINEM ·'
    Stamp: Half-moon between shields charged with two arched bars and ensigned by a crown over 'M'
  • A637
  • European Armoury III
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