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Title Prussian cavalry officer's sabre, 1852 model
Nationality German
Period c 1890
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This fine sabre has a splendid damascus blade, slightly altered at the point, perhaps blunted and then resharpened. The top line of the German inscription translates as 'Baron Max von Brenken to his dear friend', but the recipient's name (second line) is almost illegible. The grip is fishskin bound with silver wire.

No maker mark, but the damascus is traditional construction, not an engraved simulacrum.

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

[Edged Weapons : Swords : German : 19th Century]


The knot is here, it's very fine

M B, Germany, 08.10.2009

I am just dropping your company a line to say thank you for the 2nd WW Iron Cross, that my brother has purchased off your site Thursday evening. We received it 1st class today and it is in excellent condition. Many thanks again.

J B, UK, 15.10.2005