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Fine Arms, Armour, Ethnographic & Asian

Spanish Bull fighting Sword, 17th-18th century

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Start price: $1,200

Estimated price: $2,500 - $3,000

Buyer's premium: 25%

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

One of the earliest examples of bull fighting swords and with characteristic slight bend to the blade. Seldom do true bull fighting sword come to market and this example used in the grotesque tournaments is a solemn memento to the distorted celebration. Size 34 1/2" L, blade 31" L, scabbard missing threads, deteriorating