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Spanish Cup Guard Broadsword Inscribed “VIVA EL REY DE ESPANNA" 18th c.

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Start price: $1,400

Estimated price: $2,800 - $3,800

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Iberian Peninsula, Spanish Cup Guard Broadsword, 18th century or earlier inscribed “VIVA EL REY DE ESPANNA” to the blade. The blade a long double edged blade with the inscription to both sides. Cup hilt engraved to the underside with floral pattern, guard with a L shaped down turned quillion that has a brass end. The remaining bars as a hand guard with additional brass decoration, grip twisted brass wire exposed in panels, and with round pommel. Size 35" L, blade 29" L

Condition: Patina and wear throughout commensurate with age.