France, 2nd Empire (1852-1870)
Powder and Saltpeter Officer's Sword, Model 1852.
No sheath. Gilded (remains) bronze mount.
Bee pommel, joint arch decorated with interlacing
Pearl plate grip.
Symmetrical clamshell decorated with an eagle on a lightning flash
where the flash starts. Blade with three cutting edges with small
grey patina, the heel is signed “Couleaux & Cie à Klingenthal’’
90 cm (blade 76 cm)
Item is as shown in the photos.
- Country of manufacture
- Weapon Type
- Epée d’officier du service des poudres et salpêtre 1852 2ème empire
- Overall Length
- 90 cm
- Barrel/ blade length
- 76 cm