MEDIEVAL Poland polish KING coronation sword c.1966

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 23, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
antique VINTAGE DAGGER MEDIEVAL STYLE collectable from Poland

circa 1966 a polish coronation sword POLISH SWORD a scarce diminutive copy of an ancient polish Nobel mans sword - commemorating the first millennium of the polish republic -

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this is a miniature copy of the szczerbiec -with exactly the same features ....

ABOUT 10 inches long ...........

entirely hand Made ,..... it makes an impressive display ,.......the hilt is gilded with 22 karat gold . it comes in a hand made , exotic wood box ,

on the lid , is a depiction of the sword , inlayed with brass wire , the sword it self rests on a fancy velvet pad , with an intricate chain hanger ,for proudly hanging on your wall or show case , for display purposes . it also comes With the original C.O.A. { certificate of authenticity } printed in polish , English and French -- ,

the set is in absolute perfect condition - and was well preserved , in a large collection for the past 40 years ..............

this was a very limited edition , and expensive in its day , it was made in 1966 - marked inside the display box cover - MILLENNIUM SZCZERBIEC miecz hornacyiny krolow polshich Z XIII wieku " the coronation sword of the kings of Poland, called "szczerbiec" { "the notched sword " } a unique masterpiece of armorers art from the first half of the 13th century . the first time it was used was at the coronation of king wladyslaw lokietek , from the polish dynasty of the piasts . the original is now kept at the royal treasure chamber at wawel castle in cracow -- stolen , back in 1795 by the Prussians - changing hands over the years ,........but finally coming home to Poland , again in 1928 . thoughtfully , it was sent to Canada during world war two { WW2 } For safe keeping , as the Germans would have confiscated it -- and it possibly would have been lost for ever .

again .............. it returned to Poland , in 1959 .

- you will love this diminutive polish nobleman's collectable ! -

- a 'must have' for any body with a polish heritage ! you dont want to wait another THOUSAND YEARS before they come up with the next version of this sword ! -

buy it today !