Antique Austrian Hunting Sword Silver mounted Hanger
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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Militaria: Edged Weapons: Pre 1900: item # 1201330
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Antique, second half of the 18th century, Austrian silver mounted hunting sword with a straight broad tapering blade, double – edged towards the tip, cut on each side with a shallow fuller and a slender fuller, along the back-edge ,engraved and gild with foliage, trophies and a stag on a blued panel (worn) at the forte. The silver hilt comprises a crossguard cast in solid silver with a pair of straight faceted quillons and an oval silver collar. The ebony grip is retained by three rivets with domed silver caps and enclosed by silver straps, fitted with a shaped silver ferrule at the base. The oval silver collar and ferrule are stamped with the maker’s marks and the number 13.
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age. The leather scabbard is a later addition.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length without the scabbard: 75 cm (29.5 in), length of the blade: 60.3 cm (23 3/4 in).
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