A robust nearly 44" long rapier blade with short fuller flanked by two small grooves stamped Gonzolo Simone. The basket is of shell pattern and finely fluted and engraved with circles. Quillons are finely writhen with ball finials. D-guard en suite. Ovoid pommel is chiseled with foliage possible associated. The grip is finely bound with braided steel wire capped with Turk's heads.
Condition of blade is excellent with only minor staining. Basket is excellent. Hilt with minor corrosion easily removed if desired. Pommel is crisp, grip is excellent. This is an exceptionally attractive cup hilt rapier.