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Antique Polish Sword Blade, 18th century

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Antique  Polish Sword Blade, 18th century

SOLD Antique 18th century Polish Palash Sword Blade with 19th century Cuirassier mounting. DETAILS: A straight robust blade of flattened – hexagonal section, flattened out towards the point, formed with a very short ricasso, cut with a pair of broad fullers, engraved on both sides with a motto in broken Latin "NO ME SAPVES SIN RAZON" translation in Polish "Nie Dobywaj Mnie Bez Racji". According to the book, "Bron w Dawnej Polsce" by Zdzislaw Zygulski page 278, such mottos were very common on 18th century Polish swords, as a matter of fact, a very similar Palash blade with exactly the same motto engraved in the same manner, a Polish Hussar sword Palash, is in the collection of the Russian Museum, which is published with color photographs in the Russian edition of the Book, "Polish Sword" by Wlodzimierz Kwasniewicz. Published in Saint Petersburg 2005, described as “Polish Palash first half of the 18th century”. We will provide the buyer with a copy of the page from the mentioned reference, together with a certificate of authenticity. A regulation brass hilt with a three-bar guard, with a plain helmet cap pommel, a leather covered wooden grip bound with roped copper wire. The sword comes with its steel scabbard with two suspension rings.
MEASUEMENTS: Overall length with the scabbard: 108 cm (41 1/2 in), length without the scabbard: 105 cm (41 3/8 in), length of the blade: 91.5 cm (36 in).
CONDITION: The sword is in very good condition, except for combat nicks on the edges of the blade.
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