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Title Saxon officer's bullion sword knot
Nationality German
Period c 1805
Price £100.00
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There is a single letter in Gothic script on the metal covering the stem of the knot, probably an 'L', which would be for one of the minor Saxon dukedoms of this period. This extremely rare sword knot is, unfortunately, in rather poor shape commensurate with its age, but its original quality is still apparent.

The ribbon is frayed in many places. There is a series of sequins missing from the stem of the knot, as well as some of the metal covering and bullion elements of one of the letters. All in all, however, this was a fantastic quality item, originally being in gold bullion (though possibly silver), the tassels being definitely of a gold and silver mixture with a green silk underlay.

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


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

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Just to let you know that i have received the Sabre today and it looks great and nothing was damaged in transit. It has been a pleasure doing business with you and the descriptions on your web site perfectly match the condition of the item and i look forward to doing business with you in the future.

D E, UK, 20.01.2017

The 3 medals have just arrived safely - very interesting. (From your description I was expecting ribbon to be dreadful; personally, I think that the "Russian Front" is beautifully 'aged'.)

M M, UK, 12.02.2013

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