Lot 1407 - A198 Arms & Armour - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 05.00 PM

HELBARD

Swiss, 2nd / 3rd quarter of the 16th century.
Solid, square tip, trapezoidal blade with slanted straight edge, blade upper and lower edges and beaked hooks with scalloped incisions, mark: pentagon with an eight-pointed star. Two langets and bands. Original octagonal shaft with the initials of the owner "FB" and a stylized tree- or leaf mark.
L 234 cm.

Provenance:
- Collection M. Sigrist, Lucerne.

Beautifully-designed combat halberd with original marked shaft. Cf. Gessler, Waffensammlung Schweiz. Landesmuseum 1928, Plate 18.

CHF 1 600 / 2 400

€ 1 500 / 2 240