“A man can never have enough red wine, too many books, or too much ammunition." Rudyard Kipling
- Dated: mid-17th century
- Culture: Spanish
- Measurements: overall length 97 cm
Featuring an oval pommel and beaded knucklebow, the cup of the hilt features a rolled rim. The blade is forged with undulating edges in flamberge style, with central ridge and short, deep fullers to forte. The blade is marked, "FRANCISCO / RUIZ IN TOLEDO", together with the Solingen Running Wolf mark on either side.
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Celtiberian. 4th-2nd century BC.