French Infantry Short Sword with Scabbard
A French Infantry Short Sword with scabbard; circa 1830's. Sword has a solid brass handle, ribbed with circle decorations to the side. Handle is marked with the number 214. Sword measures 25" overall length. Blade is 19"; has some light pitting and rust. Handle shows with wear / dents. One side of blade is marked with a backward N with a crown and an oval mark which looks like Talabot or Talabosts Paris. Other side of blade also has the oval mark (worn). Black leather and brass scabbard measures 20" long and is marked 784 130 with a crest mark on the brass end tip.
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