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Spain - 19th Century - Mid to Late - Sheath - Machete Reglamentario Tropas Cuba - Cutlass

Spain - 19th Century - Mid to Late - Sheath - Machete Reglamentario Tropas Cuba - Cutlass

The last vestige of the Spanish Empire, memory of the viceroys of Asia and America and the Caribbean.
Impressive regulatory machete of the colonial troops stationed in Cuba.

Clean and shiny blade, on one side you can read the company that assembled the blade and the hilt, ''La Catalana'' located at 20 Teniente Rey Street in the capital, Havana. On the other side we see the engraving of Collins, Legitimus, as well as ''Collins and Co, Hartford fine steel quality guaranteed. and No. 87

Parked celluloid hilt and fist finished in an eagle's head, and two quillons as a guard. All this is nickel-plated.

It is a piece steeped in history, the last piece of an Empire that ended during the Spanish-American War in 1898 with the loss of the Philippines, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Caroline Islands.

The entire leather sheath is decorated, in very good condition, a magnificent leather.

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Insured shipping and at a pick up point available.

Country of manufacture Spain
Year of manufacture 19th Century - Mid to Late
Accessories Sheath
Model Machete Reglamentario Tropas Cuba
Weapon type Cutlass
Condition Very good +
Material Leather
Barrel/ blade length 70 cm
Overall Length 87 cm
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