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Auction: Edged Weapons, Armor, & Militaria
was auctioned on: 12 June 2019
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LOT OF 2: A Good LATE 16TH CENTURY HALBERD WITH PIERCED BLADE AND FLUKE AND WELL...

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Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 1014, Views: 2

Lot consists of (A) Halberd with 9 - 1/2" blade, pierce with a cross. Similar crosses appear on German miner's axes. Fluke struck on right side with an armorer's mark and measuring 2 - 3/4", heavy central spike with four flats measuring 20". Halberd has its original long straps with head and straps measuring 49" and overall length of 95". CONDITION: Good for a halberd of this period. Pole possibly the original. Museum number in red lacquer. A far better than average early polearm. (B) Spear measures 19" at blade and 91". Appears to be perhaps of African make on European pole. CONDITION: Patinated overall. PROVENANCE: FORMER COLLECTION OF THE NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART. Name Value Blade Length (A) 9 - 1/2" (B) 19" Overall Length (A) 95" (B) 91" Paperwork

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Morphy Auctions
Title: Edged Weapons, Armor, & Militaria
Date of the auction: 12 Jun 2019 - 13 Jun 2019
Address: Morphy Auctions
North Reading Road 2000
PA 17517 Denver
United States
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