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Title Belgian infantry officer's sword
Nationality Belgian
Period c 1910
 (This item is subject to special postage, click here for more information.)

This is modelled on the French infantry officer's sword, model 1882. However, the hilt is made of gilding metal, whereas the French examples have a nickel silver finish. The hilt is buffalo horn. The blade is nicely engraved and there is a German maker's mark at the forte.

The scabbard has a nickel silver finish with patches of corrosion here and there, but 85%+ still remains. The sword knot has had its leather strap replaced by a piece of modern nylon cord.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Edged Weapons : Swords : Belgian : 20th Century]


Just a quick email to inform you that the belt component has arrived today and to again thank you for the smooth transaction and postage. It's an eye catching piece.

P R, UK, 22.02.2013

Picked up the dirk this morning and actually waited until I got back home before unwrapping the package. It really exceeded my expectations...whilst the photos were good, to see and feel it in three dimensions was very exciting. A beatutful piece Chris, and worth the wait.

C C, Australia, 20.08.2010