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Saturday, 28 October 2017

Flintlock Hunting Sword.


German hunting sword with flintlock pistol, 18th century but no information on which part of the 18th century.

4 comments:

Gorges Smythe said...

Interesting piece!

Keith H. Burgess said...

Yes I thought so Gorges. Good to hear from you again mate. I left Facebook.
Regards, Keith.

Michael Z. Williamson said...

Likely intended to dispatch downed game, or ensure it's really dead. Antlers can be a surprise when you start opening a stag that is only mostly dead.

Keith H. Burgess said...

Agreed Michael.
Keith.