Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

English Rapier Sword

  • Dated: 1610-1630

A fine example of an English cup hilt rapier with a unique blade - it is single edged. The same maker created a sword almost identical. The sword is features in Peter Finer’s book - single edged and identical to shape and size.

Source: Copyright © Historical Arms & Armor

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