Naval troop’s sword - 1831 or 1832 model
All brass hilt, grip with ridged grip, numbering 26 ridges.
Anchor marking on the crossguard, as well as a manufacturer's mark below the guard inside an oval.
Double-edged grey blade with traces of tarnishing - remnants of reception marking.
Black leather sheath with two brass fittings - unusual seam made with copper rivets (leather damaged in the middle - see pictures) with a button chape in the shape of an acorn and dart.
Total length of 63 cm, blade 48 cm.
In use under Louis-Philippe and continuing into the Second Empire, until the adoption of the Chassepot rifle and its sword-bayonet in 1867.
Provenance: private collection, unusual.
- País de fabricación
- Año de fabricación
- Tipo de arma
- Espada corta
- Longitud del barril / cuchilla
- 48 cm
- Longitud total
- 63 cm