Arms and Armour Online Auction

June 23, 2011

LOT 31

Lot 31

European Horseman’s War Hammer, 16th century

European Horseman’s War Hammer, 16th century
Lot 31 Details
European Horseman’s War Hammer, 16th century

possibly German or Italian, the polished steel head of blunt hammer opposite blade shaped beak mounted on bobbin turned hardwood shaft to knob end
length 18.5" — 47 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $2,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Property from the collection of Harrison M. Scheak, Toronto


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LOT 31

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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