A French Model An XI light cavalry saber

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Lot 5450
A French Model An XI light cavalry saber
dated 1812

Sold for US$ 877 inc. premium
A French Model An XI light cavalry saber
dated 1812
Curved 34 1/2 inch blade marked on the spine M'fture Imp-rle du Klingenthal Juillet 1812. Flat with inspection marks L, B and star over K. Brass three bar hilt stamped Versailles/B. Leather-wrapped grip. Iron two ring scabbard.
Condition: Blade showing some light pitting, sharp markings and some sharpening wear towards the point. Hilt with dark patina. Grip missing wire wrap and showing some worm holes. Scabbard with dark patina, scattered light pitting/spotting and one dent above the drag.
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