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Short Sword - French 1831 Pattern Artillary Shord Sword

From the Collection of Lara RSL Sub Branch McClelland Ave Lara Victoria

Description
Short Sword Brass Handle with 26 cm Blade French 1831 Pattern Artillery. Based on ancient sculptural depictions of the Roman gladius, the standard sword of the Roman legionaries.
Size
Overal length 41.2 cm Hilt length 15 cm Blade 26.2 cm
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Object Registration
1014
Keywords
french short sword 1831, brass handle, metal blade
Historical information
French 1831 Pattern Artillery Short Sword

A French 1831 pattern brass handle dismounted artillery mans short sword, marked Talabotts Paris with black leather brass mounted scabbard.

Blade, length 49cm, total length 64cm
The French 1816-1831 sword was based on ancient sculptural depictions of the Roman gladius, the standard sword of the Roman legionaries.
Both sword and scabbard are in very good condition.
Inscriptions & Markings
Stamped number on center of the guard of the hilt is 770. There is some marks also on center of the guard on the opposite side but not readable.
Last updated
9 Jul 2020 at 12:03PM