Stock Number: SAFE1850
This interesting antique pair of French fencing foils / epees which have steel blades, brass and leather guards, brass pommels and bound grips on rectangular wooden handles are marked Souzy Aine Paris to one of the blades.
Fencing was a popular sport in Europe so there were many gentleman's private fencing clubs towards the end of the 19th Century.
It is unusual to find a matching pair in such good condition and these have not been cleaned so are in nice original condition.
A very nice pair of collectable foils that are perfect decorative display items that look wonderful on display in the home and ideal for use in a hotel, bar or man cave.
Date: Late 19th Century - c1890.
Marked: Souzy Aine Paris to one of the blades.
Dimensions: 110 cm (43 1/2") Length.
Weight: 780 grams for the pair.
Condition: Very good antique condition with wear and an overall patina. Blades are straight and true, nicely-tempered and retain lots of their original springiness. Blades have some rust and pitting. They have not been over cleaned and are perfect for display. A nice pair of decorative foils. Please see pictures.
Please note that only the pair of fencing foils is included and any other items in the pictures are for scale only.
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