A French Model AN.XI Cuirassier Trooper's Sword, And A German Trooper's Sabre
Lot 119
A French Model AN.XI Cuirassier Trooper's Sword, And A German Trooper's Sabre
Sold for £437 (US$ 734) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A French Model AN.XI Cuirassier Trooper's Sword, And A German Trooper's Sabre
The First Dated 1812, The Second Late 19th Century
With bright fullered blade double-edged at the point and stamped with three inspector's marks on one side of the forte, the back edge etched 'Manfre. du Imple. du Klingenthal Septembre 1812', brass half-basket guard of three rounded bars swept-up to join the knuckle-guard, the latter numbered '274' and indistinctly stamped 'Versaille', pommel-cap, and ribbed leather-covered grip (wire binding missing); the second with curved fullered blade stamped 'Henry Boker. Solingen' on one side at the forte, brass hilt of two rounded bars swept-up to join the knuckle-guard, pommel-cap, and ribbed leather-covered grip (binding missing), in original iron scabbard (pitted) with two suspension rings (2)
96.5 cm. and 88.5 cm. blades
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