Antique 19th century well marked German-Saxony Model 1845.Type1.infantry sword (Infanterie – Faschinen - messer) with massive single-edged falchion style steel blade, stamped on the obverse ricasso with crown Royal Cypher JR for the, King John of Saxony 1854-1873 and on the reverse the makers logo of P.D.L.(Peter D .Luneschloss of Solingen). Cast solid brass hilt with reversed quillons, grooved grip, and dove-tail pommel with exposed capstan hilt, stamped with the Regimental Marking 12.A.F.1.114.and the Royal Cypher on the finial and the letter B with the sunburst on the reverse pommel adorned with crown Royal Cypher.
1.Blankwaffen aus drei Jahrhunderten. Zeugnisse sächsischer Waffengeschichte by Klaus Hilber.
2.Hieb- und Stichwaffen by Eduard Wagner.
A photocopy of the pages from the aforementioned references will be provided along with a certificate of authenticity.
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, slightly pitted overall.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 63 cm (24 3/4 in). Length of the blade: 48 cm (18 7/8 in).
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