Lot 1424 - A194 Arms & Armour Col. Sigrist - Thursday, 24. September 2020, 05.00 PM

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Swiss, beginning of the 17th century, 2nd model. So-called "Schwendtgertel".
Rectangular blade in the style of a single-edged blade, ending in a small point and bow-shaped protrusion at the tip. Marks: Maltese cross in a shield, over a bow-shaped segment between two small spheres, and "L" for Lucerne. Solid, rounded socket, two langets. Octagonal shaft, punched owner's mark "LUZERN" (Armoury Collection, Lucerne).
L 170 cm.

Provenance:
- Collection M. Sigrist, Lucerne.

Extremely rare Lucerne weapon, cf. E.A. Gessler, J. Meyer-Schnyder, Katalog der Historischen Sammlungen im Rathause in Luzern (1912), p. 46, Nos. 207-214, designated as a "Vorschwenkgertel". Ex Waffen-Auction Fischer-Lucerne, 26th/28th September 2002, No. 38.

CHF 1 200 / 1 800

€ 1 050 / 1 580

Sold for CHF 1 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.