28 November 2007
A cossack officer's shashka, pattern 1910
Gilt, the wooden horizontally grooved grip surmounted with a gilt cap piece engraved in Russian For Bravery and a gilt band encircling the base, set ith an enamelled miniature of the Order of St. Anne, leather scabbard, the sword stamped Schaaf and sons, SPB [St. Petersburg] with the Imperial warrant, leather scabbard
38¼ in. (97 cm.)
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