Small Sword, late 17th Century France, late 17th Century steel, chiseled and pierced; iron, wood; wire-bound grip, Overall - l:104.10 cm (l:40 15/16 inches) Wt: .36 kg Blade - l:87.60 cm (l:34 7/16 inches) Guard - w:7.90 cm (w:3 1/16 inches).
Rapier, c. 1650 Spain, 17th century steel, pierced and chiseled, leather and wood grip, Diameter: w. 13.00 cm (5 1/16 inches); Overall: l. 105.60 cm (41 9/16 inches); Blade: l. 99.50 cm (39 1/8 inches); Quillions: w. 29.60 cm (11 5/8 inches).
Naples dating: first quarter of the 19th Century description: Straight, double-edged blade, ribbed at the centre, at the forte a gilt fuller marked with the inscription "EN TOLEDO" on both faces, on the sides of the fuller are small engravings depicting gilt spirals and trophies, remains of finishing on the ground. Extraordinary, gold hilt; almost circular sword-shell, flat, finely chiselled and pierced with concentric frames of foliage, at the centre a row of diamonds
Italy circa: late 17th Century Straight, double-edged blade of hexagonal section, a fuller at the forte, marked "TOMAS / AIALA". Fine, shell decorated with pierced and chiselled racemes; quillon-block with chiselled acanthus leaves; quillon with small arms, twisted guard and parry quillon; fuse-shaped grip with fretwork and pierced acanthus leaves and flowers; spheroidal pommel, twisted en suite with the rest of the decoration. Over all length 41 inches.