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German steel calendar sword

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An image of Weapons. Calendar sword. Back edged blade etched with a calendar and a list of saints' days for the year. Unknown production, Germany. Steel sword, cast with etched decoration, length, blade, 70.12 cm, width, blade, 4.0 cm, circa 1540-1550.

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Weapons. Calendar sword. Back edged blade etched with a calendar and a list of saints' days for the year. Unknown production, Germany. Steel sword, cast with etched decoration, length, blade, 70.12 cm, width, blade, 4.0 cm, circa 1540-1550.

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  • Accession Number: M.9-1947
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/11.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Image Library
  • Image height: 282 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 32.47kB
  • Exposure time: 1/20
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 11/1

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16th Century blade calendar calendar sword cast edged weapon etched etching Fitz_AA German hilt inscribed metalwork Renaissance saints saints' days scabbard steel sword sword guard swords weapon weaponry weapons

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