SOLD Antique 19th century Austro - Hungarian Sword Sabre
SOLD Antique 19th century Austro Hungarian sword model 1837. DETAILS: A single edged, curved blade, with fuller comprising a panel at the forte etched with the maker name "Prez" and finely engraved with a crescent moon and martial trophies, banners, lances, cannons, trumpets, and foliage. A German silver stirrup hilt with a down-turned quilon, a pair of langets with a sharkskin covered wooden grip. The sword comes with its original steel scabbard with oval convex bands and loose rings.
REFERENCES: 1) "Kardok" by Jozsef Lugosi & Ferenc Temesvari 2) "Cut and Thrust Weapons" by Eduard Wagner 3) "Szabla żołnierza polskiego XIX ; XX wieku" by Leslaw Dudek.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length with the scabbard: 98 cm (38 1/2 in), overall length without the scabbard: 93 cm (36 5/8 in).
CONDITION: The sword is in good condition considering its age of over 150 years old. This type of sword was used by the Hungarian and Polish Soldiers in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848
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