Antique Austrian Hungarian Sword, 18th Century
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Antique 18th century circa 1750 European infantry sword most likely of Austro - Hungarian origin. Details: A solid brass stirrup hilt in the eastern European hussar style with two side bars and a back-strap decorated on the top by rococo ornament near the almond shape flat pommel, a leather-covered wooden grip bound with twisted brass wire. A broad slightly curved single edged blade cut with a broad full-length fuller on both sides and a back point decorated on each face with engraved martial trophies and deeply struck on the ricasso near the guard with sword smith mark. The wooden scabbard is covered with dark brown leather decorated with an incised design of dots and a tooled band for suspension.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length in the scabbard: 107.5 cm (33 3/4 in), the overall length without the scabbard: 84.3 cm (33 1/8).
CONDITION: The sword is in very good condition considering its age (approximately 250 years old).
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- 18th century
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