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20BI-81 EUROPEAN BREASTPLATE

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles Start Price:450.00 USD Estimated At:1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD
20BI-81 EUROPEAN BREASTPLATE
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Winning Bid Undisclosed+ applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 May 17 @ 12:54UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Early European breast plate circa 15th-16th century possibly Italian. Armourer marked but not recognized. Shows early style forging, rivets, slag and impurities in early metal work. Simple border engraving or lines.Measures 17" from top bottom and 18" around center of curve. Provenance Thomas Del Mar-Sothby's London. Just the type Columbus and new world explorers would have worn. Note: low point on this early element. Est.:$1500-$3000