Truly Fantastic Murch Craftsmanship
We have seen some beautiful Murch items come up for auction this year and this is up there at the top of my wish list. Coming up for auction today is a 19th Century naval officer's sword and brass mounted leather scabbard by E Murch of Kings Street Devonport with ray skin hilt, lion pommel and brass guard, 75cm blade, with a similar French naval sword with leather scabbard, 81cm blade. (2)
This piece of craftsmanship is really exciting and I shall be putting in a bid later today. If you are interested in watching the sale it will come up on thesaleroom.com live. Estimated at £60-90 the sale is taking place at Mantiques Auctions, Mill Race Lane, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 1JN United Kingdom.