Lot 1423* - A198 Arms & Armour - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 05.00 PM

HELBARD

Austro-Styrian, ca. 1580.
Long square tip and crescent-shaped blade. Blade and beaked hook with groups of punctiform perforations; mark: circular area divided into three segments by bars, featuring small shiny discs (Peter Schreckeisen). Long langets and bands, ferrule. Original shaft, minimally shortened, grooved edges.
L 233 cm.

Helbards made by Peter Schreckeisen from Wald-Neukirchen near Steinpach an der Steyr are represented in numerous variants in the Graz Armoury. Cf. Pichler: Landeszeughaus in Graz, 1880, Plate XXVII, Ill. 5, Plate XXVI, Ill. 6.

CHF 500 / 800

€ 470 / 750