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Del Tin - 16th Century Collection

 

GERMAN HAND AND A HALF SWORD. Early Sixteenth Century. Steel curved hilt with ring protections.
Fig-shaped iron pommel with gores in relief. Long fullered, diamond-section steel blade with ricasso.
Long wooden grip widened in the centre.

 Overall length 122cm. Weight 1950gr.

SWORD. Italy, late Sixteenth Century. Steel hilt with ring protections for the hand. Decorated steel pommel.
Iron-wrapped wooden grip with brass wires. Diamond section steel blade with ricasso.

Overall length 105 cm. Weight 1300gr

TWO HAND SWORD. Venice, early Sixteenth Century. Large steel blade with three narrow fullers
along the ricasso of great length and completed with two strong side lugs. Cuspidated quillon block
with straight quillons spirally fluted terminating in knobs with two large side-rings. Fluted fig-shaped
pommel. Wooden grip bound with leather with raised mouldings.

Overall length 162cm. Weight 3700gr.

TWO HAND CLAYMORE. Scotland, Sixteenth Century. Large steel blade of diamond section,
with strong ricasso. Cross hilt with down sloping arms with four-leaved open-work ends.
Round steel pommel. Long wooden grip.

Overall length 148cm. Weight 2800gr.

DAGGER, 16th Century -

Overall length 46cm - weight 620gr.

LEFT HAND DAGGER. Late Sixteenth Century. Diamond section blade, larger towards the point.
Steel quillons with arms arched downwards and ring to protect the hand. Steel pommel.
Wooden grip bound with twisted iron wire and intertwined brass rings.

Overall length 44cm. Weight 600gr

GERMAN DAGGER. Late Sixteenth Century. Strong steel blade with long fuller.
Steel quillons with short round section arms and dome shaped ends. Dome shaped pommel.
Wooden grip wrapped with black leather and brass rings on both ends.

Overall length 41cm. Weight 500 gr

CEREMONY SWORD. North Italy, early Sixteenth Century. Long diamond section steel blade.
Horizontally recurved steel quillons decorated with floral motif. Silver plated brass grip with three
gold coloured bands. Sculptural scene in relief on the brass pommel.

Overall length 111cm. Weight 1200gr.
EARLY SPANISH RAPIER. Early Sixteenth Century. This sword, lighter that the medieval knightly sword,
may be a rare example of an espado ropera (robe or costume sword) thought to be the prototype of the rapier.
Steel hilt with ring protections. Decorated steel pommel. Leather wrapped wooden grip. Diamond section steel blade.

Overall length cm 107. Weight 1220 gr.
TWO HANDED SWORD. Sweden, beginning of the 16th Century. Blade of diamond section
narrowing in the strong. Hilt with arms bent in horizontally opposite directions.
Faceted scent-bottle shaped pommel. Long wooden grip wrapped with strings and leather.

Overall length 118 cm, blade length 85cm. Weight 1700 gm
ITALIAN SWORD. Ferrara, beginning of the 16th Century. Diamond section blade, steel hilt
cuspidate in the centre with arms bent downwards. Bronze pommel decorated with floral motif,
grip made of wood wrapped in black leather.

Length 96 cm. Weight 1500 gr

LEFT HAND DAGGER, early 16th Century. Reproduced by Achille Marozzo drawings

Overall length cm 53, weight 570 gr
EARLY RAPIER. 16th Century.

Overall length 111cm.  Weight 1320gr
RAPIER. Veneto, second half of 16th Century.

Overall length 117cm, weight 1440gr

RAPIER,
Germany, early 16th Century.

Overall length 117cm, weight 1530gr.
TWO HAND SWORD,
North Italy, early 16th Century

Overall length cm 141. Weight gr 2650
German TWO HAND SWORD.
Germany, late 16th Century

overall length 175cm, weight 4100gr
EARLY RAPIER.
16th Century.

Overall length 108cm. Weight 1270gr
SWORD. Italy, Emilia.
Mid sixteenth Century.
Steel hilt with ring protections for the hand. Decorated steel pommel.
Iron-wrapped wooden grip. Diamond section steel blade with fuller in the ricasso.

Overall length 117cm. Weight 1200gr

The original sword is held in the Museo Civico Medievale of Bologna
LEFT HAND DAGGER,
early 16th Century.
Reproduced by Achille Marozzo drawings

Overall length 55cm, weight 690gr