capstan secures the tang with everything held tight. The bronze hilt which is in perfect condition, has a rich
deep green patina which varies in tone from light to dark. The blade is heavily encrusted with rust, much of which is
flaking, making the colors range from reddish on the surface to dark brown. The blade holds the semblance
of an edge. There is no scabbard.
by the museum which recently sold the sword to benefit their “Collections Fund”. The small white tag on the hilt repeats this
information. There are no other markings.
Ref. LHOSTE, “Les Sabres
Portes Par L’Arme’e Francaise”, page 104, Figure 120, Glaive de l’Artillerie des Colonies.
DIMENSIONS: Length overall 24 3/4″ Hilt 5
1/8″ Blade 19″
Weight 2 lbs 5 1/2 oz
Straight crossguard with rounded ends
capstan end fitting
Rust encrusted blade with flaking
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