The jousting armor of Dr. Tobias Capwell, scholar and warrior. A unique armour in the English style, circa 1440 - made of hardened and tempered medium carbon steel with rich gilt ornamentation and gilt chainmail. A real Iron Man.
German Executioner’s Sword, ca. 1650 Broad double-edged 33" straight blade with short central fuller and blunt tip, with laten-filled gallows one side; wheel on the other. Maker’s stamp at the forte. Scattered pitting and evidence of frequent sharpening; the blade still holding a sharp edge, as commonly found.