France - Epée de sous-officier de justice militaire de la gendarmerie, mod 1872. III république - Broadsword

Description
France - Epée de sous-officier de justice militaire de la gendarmerie, mod 1872. III république - Broadsword
Good

France. Period: 3rd Republic (1870-1940).
Sword of military gendarmerie non-commissioned officer, model
1872.
Mount of melted brass, ovoid pommel with rivet button, the
grip decorated with a branch in a laurel garland. Clamshell with
beam of lictor surmounted by an axe on the bottom of six flags
flanked by twigs of oak leaves on the right and olive trees
on the left, on a sandy bottom. Small fixed counter clamshell. White blade with
stains and traces of oxidation in places, two edges,
slightly blunt. The marking and hallmarks of the manufacturer
seem to have been erased. With leather tie. Leather sheath
with two brass fittings, shield-shaped button chape. The tip is
worn
89.5 cm (blade 75.7 cm)

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Weapon Type
Broadsword
Sub-type
Epée de sous-officier de justice militaire de la gendarmerie, mod 1872. III république
Condition
Good
Overall Length
895 mm
Barrel/ blade length
757 mm
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