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Rapier

Date: ca. 1610–20
Culture: German
Medium: Steel, encrusted with silver; copper wire
Dimensions: Length overall 47 5/16 in. ( 120.17 cm) Width of blade at grip 0 13/16 in. ( 2.06 cm) Length of blade to grip 41 in. ( 104.14 cm) Thickness of blade at grip 0 5/16 in. ( 0.79 cm) Width of blade at ring 0 11/16 in. ( 1.73 cm) Thickness of blade at ring 0 5/16 in. ( 0.79 cm) Length of quillon 8 11/16 in. ( 22.05 cm) Weight 2 lb. 13 oz. ( 1276 gm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Bequest of Col. Wickliffe P. Draper, 1972
Accession Number: 1973.27.5

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