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Title Belgian infantry officer's sword
Nationality Belgian
Period c 1910
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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.

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

testimonials

Briquet has arrived, and I'm very satisfied.

P S, Norway, 28.02.2014

...the sword arrived safely today... My son, who shares my interest in antique edged weapons and for whom I bought the sword, is delighted.

G A, France, 24.01.2007

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