A French AN XI infantry briquet
Curved 23 1/2 inch blade with various inspection marks and faintly marked on the spine for the Klingenthal armory and dated 1813. Regulation brass hilt variously marked Versailles/AC, JC and 19. Brass-mounted scabbard.
Condition: Blade cleaned and showing areas of light pitting, numerous scratches and wear to markings. Scabbard scuffed but very sound, the mounts with scattered dents.