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Auction 75 / Antique Arms & Militaria

Auction 75 / Antique Arms & Militaria

Viale Brigate Partigiane, 136R - Genoa

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13th - 23rd February 2017 (excl. Saturday & Sunday)
Times 9:00 AM-1:00 PM / 2:00-6:00 PM

Sale

23rd February 2017 at 3:00 PM

A magnificent auction of antique arms to be held at the San Giorgio Auction house in Genoa.
In the session to take place on 23rd February 2017, important collections from noble families and other private clients will be auctioned.
Firearms are without doubt the protagonists of the sale, with some exceptional guns produced by some of the most important Italian and foreign gunsmiths, in particular a hunting shotgun by the eminent gunsmith Michele Lorenzoni, some Czechoslovakian, German and Italian weapons all of considerable worth, duelling cases are also well represented with some excellent examples of system and percussion weapons and a selection of rare revolvers conclude this section.
A magnificent group of Gothic swords will certainly attract the interest of enthusiasts and a guisarme from Bologna is among the pole weapons in this auction, that is exquisitely engraved with coat-of-arms and motto “LIBERTAS”; a similar example is exhibited in the armoury of the Bologna Civic Museum.
An interesting group of late sixteenth century helmets and armour parts are also up for sale in this outstanding auction.

A rare camail helmet - Russia, Caucasus, 17th century

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