1302. El Cid presentation sword given to Pierre DuPont including The Making of El Cid book and Samuel Bronston’s El Cid
oversize photo book. (Allied Artists, 1961) Including (1) 38 in. ornate
decorative sword presented to Pierre DuPont, chemical company heir and
financier. With elaborate gold gilt scrollwork on the blade, grip and
scabbard and faceted faux gems and crests. “Pierre S. Dupont” hand
lettered on the windowed grip, (1) patent leather covered 16.5 x 12 in.
album with gold gilt lettering containing (60+) production images, many
featuring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren printed front and back on
cardboard in patent leather clamshell case, and (1) 15 x 10.5 in.
hardcover book on The Making of El Cid in a custom cloth and
board slip case. Sword comes in red velvet-lined brown leather
presentation box. Box exhibits wear. All else in vintage very fine
When Doctor Deern isn’t at the asylum…nothing is different. Jason and Damian are still fighting, Adeladia is still drawing, Annie is still in thoughts that she is a wizard, and Phil… Well… Taking a selfie, I guess.