33. A FRENCH SABRE SWORD FOR OFFICERS OF THE INFANTRY, 1800-1820

Sabre d’officier d'infanterie, 1800 – 1820.
Length in scabbard – 90,4 cm, without – 90 cm.
Origin: France, 19th century.
Blade: Slightly curved blade with broad fullers, the lower half etched, blued and gilt. Length of the blade – 76,2 cm, width – 30,3 mm.
Hilt: closed guard of gilt brass with quillon bent towards the blade. Gilt brass pommel, connected with the guard. Walnut, checkered grip in very good condition. Remains of gold layer visible in several places on the hilt.
Scabbard: wooden scabbard with brass fittings, two suspension rings, covered by original black leather.
Condition report: good condition for the age. Grip with small crack of wood. Leather original, in good condition, with marks of age. Blade with corrosion, damages to the gold inlays. Brass mounts in good condition with some dents and scratches. Gold layer on hilt survived in some places only, bronze in good condition.

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28 March 2017 20:00

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Estimate 1100-1300 EUR

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