Vintage Fencing Gear Foil Sword from France and Prieur-Paris Helmet Mask
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For your consideration:
Vintage Fencing Helmet/Mask made by PRIEUR-PARIS. Label reads 75.RUE DELA BANQUE MADE IN FRANCE. This is an adult size helmet. Mesh is in excellent condition ! External can vas quilted neck covering is in great condition , all stitching strong and complete. Interior vinyl is in good condition, with no tears or splits. There is some minimal spotting on edge consistent with age and wear.
The FOIL is made in France, label shown in photo, and says PRIEUR (very faded, rubbed) PARIS on one side of the base of the shaft, and FRANCE on the other side. Wear is noted on the hand guard from use. Handle is wrapped in rust leather. The entire sword measures approximately 43" from handle to tip. The blade is approximately 35 1/2".Thanks for looking - and please note that I've a nearly identical set avail able , and both men's and ladies fencing jacket.