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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    A FRENCH AN IX REGULATION LIGHT CAVALRY SABRE; AND A FRENCH CHASSEUR OFFICER'S REGULATION SWORD

    THE FIRST DATED 1811
    THE SECOND EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH AN IX REGULATION LIGHT CAVALRY SABRE; AND A FRENCH CHASSEUR OFFICER'S REGULATION SWORD
    THE FIRST DATED 1811
    THE SECOND EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The first with Klingenthal arsenal inscription on the back incorporating the date 'Mai 1811', the hilt retaining its original leather-covered grip, with its original scabbard, and with arsenal stamps throughout; the second with curved blade (light pitting), brass hilt including three-bar guard, double langets, and original grip (scabbard missing).
    The first 34 3/8in (87.5cm) blade (2)


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