Light cavalry officer’s sabre, model an IX, an XI:
Total length: 102 cm, blade: 81 cm, arrow: 5.4 cm, width at the heel: 3 cm
Sabre used by hunters on horseback, hussars, lancers, and light artillery.
Single-branch guard: 2 branches removed during restoration (regulatory modification)
Grip covered with sheepskin, with filigree.
Brass mount, long-tailed cap, single-branch guard, 2 ears. Curved quillon.
White curved blade with hollow side, a third engraved with trophies and naturalistic elements, marked "K & S" on the heel (Kirschbaum Schimmelbusch & Cie, 1804 -1816 in Solingen).
Iron sheath with two iron rings.
No play in the guard or grip.
Lovely blade with remains of gilding.
Please see the photos, I will happily answer your questions.
Good luck in the auction.
- Country of manufacture
- Manufacturer/ Maker
- K & S Solingen
- modèle an IX, an XI
- Weapon Type
- Officier de cavalerie légère
- Overall Length
- 102 cm
- Barrel/ blade length
- 81 cm