34. A FRENCH LIGHT CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER SWORD IN TYPE OF M1790 OFFICIER DE CHAUSSEUR A CHEVAL. REVOLUTION PERIOD, AFTER 1790

Length in scabbard – 90,8 cm, without – 88,3 cm.
Origin: France, end of the 18th century.
Blade: Slightly curved wide blade with one broad fuller, double edged near the tip. Length of the blade – 74,5 cm, width – 36 mm.
Hilt: closed brass guard, connected to the brass pommel. Wooden grip covered by original dark brown leather and wrapped with tressed brass wire.
Scabbard: wooden scabbard with brass fittings, covered by original black leather. Iron butt of the chape.
Condition report: in quite good condition, some pitting from corrosion. Brass parts of the handle with patina, which is denser in indentations. Scratches and dents. Leather of the grip in quite good condition, some damages in places. Leather of scabbard worn down, damaged in places with traces of old restorations. Warm holes in places. Brass fittings of scabbard with patina, scratches and dents. Chape of the scabbard with more significant scratches and dents, with bigger dent and hole on the end. Remains of gilding on brass parts.

Sale No 10178

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Estimate 600-800 EUR

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