Antique Austro Hungarian Sword Prima Plana, 18th century

Antique Austro Hungarian Sword Prima Plana, 18th century

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Antique Austro Hungarian Sword Prima Plana, 18th century
Antique Austro Hungarian Sword Prima Plana, 18th century
Antique Austro Hungarian Sword Prima Plana, 18th century
Antique Austro Hungarian Sword Prima Plana, 18th century

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Rare Antique 18th century 1765 pattern Austro Hungarian saber of a senior non-commissioned officer of the "Prima Plana "infantry. Details: A typical 18th century eastern European hussar style brass stirrup hilt merging into cross-shaped langets, a plain back-strap rising up to form a maned lion head pommel and retaining its original wooden grip bound with cord and covered with leather. With a broad slightly curved single edged blade cut with a broad full-length fuller on both sides and the back point. In its original black lacquered leather scabbard with brass chape and locket with heart-shaped hanging lug. This particular model of sword was used by the Austrian Grenadiers thru the Napoleonic wars.
REFERENCES: a) "Edged Weapons of the Habsburg Monarchy" by Jan Sach & Petr Moudry.
b) "Cut and Thrust Weapons" by Eduard Wagner.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length with the scabbard: 89.5 cm (35 1/4 in), Overall length without the scabbard: 87 cm (34 1/4), length of the blade: 73.5 cm (28 7/8 in).
CONDITION: The sword is in good condition considering its age with minor wear.


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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • E339
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 18th Century
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  • Condition
  • good