Arms and Armour Online Auction

June 23, 2011

LOT 29

Lot 29

Spanish Bilbo Hilt Rapier, early 19th century

Spanish Bilbo Hilt Rapier, early 19th century
Lot 29 Details
Spanish Bilbo Hilt Rapier, early 19th century

with broad double edged pointed blade, asymmetrical shell guards, straight quillons and curved knuckle guard
length 43.5" — 110.5 cm.

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $720
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Property from the collection of Harrison M. Scheak, Toronto


missing grip

LOT 29

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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