35. TURKISH SABRE SWORD, MADE FOR GERMANY, 19TH C.

Length in scabbard - 90,7 cm, without – 88,5 cm.
Origin: Turkey, Germany, 19th century.
Blade: single edged steel blade of significant curvature, double edged near the tip, with three narrow fullers. Length of the blade – 75,5 cm, width – 30,14 mm.
Hilt: closed guard of gilt brass with quillon bent towards the blade. Gilt brass back and pommel, forming a lion head. Wooden grip, covered by original dark brown leather and wrapped by tressed brass wire.
Scabbard: wooden scabbard with brass fittings, two suspension rings, covered by original black leather.
Condition report: Good overall condition. Blade is cleaned, with slight pitting from corrosion, some scratches and dents. Brass parts of the hilt with remains of gilding (more on the pommel), nice patina, some scratches and dents. Patina is brighter in indentations. Original leather of the grip with some amount of wear, in quite good condition. Brass fittings of scabbard with slight patina, some scratches, no bigger dents. Leather with some cracks from the age and certain amount of wear.

Sale No 10179

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28 March 2017 20:00

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Estimate 600-800 EUR

2ND AUCTION: MILITARIA – ANTIQUES - COLLECTIBLES,

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