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Rapier

Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Iron, steel, brass copper
Dimensions:
L. 44 in. (111.76 cm); L. of blade 37 7/8 in. (96.24 cm); greatest W. of blade 7/8 in. (2.26 cm); greatest thickness of blade 1/4 in. (0.64 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 8 oz. (1134 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.52
Not on view
Inscription: Running wolf (in groove of blade, obverse, retaining fragments of brass inlay)

Also, there are markings on both sides of ricasso. See cards for illustration.
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