30 juillet 2010

A Broadsword With Earlier Scottish Blade sold for £10,800 at Bonhams

A Fine And Rare English Silver-Hilted Broadsword With Earlier Scottish Blade; London Silver Hallmarks For 1705, Maker's Mark Of Thomas Vicaridge; photo Bonhams LONDON.- A broadsword dating from 1705, with a much older Scottish blade from the 14th Century, passed down through the Douglas family to Sir Alec Douglas Home of the Hirsel, former British Prime Minister, sold for £10,800 at Bonhams sale of Antique Arms and Armour, on July 28th. The inscriptions and heart referred to on the sword, hark back to a famous journey of... [Lire la suite]
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