FRENCH NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD CA.1795
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This rare variety of the French epee pour l'officier de la Marine carries a hilt a l'anglais, but with a distinct French straight knuckle bow. The grip is ebony, with a 'cigar band' medallion which is engraved with a fouled anchor, faint, but quite distinguishable. Brass parts of the hilt retain vestiges of the gilding in protected areas. Fighting quality, thick blade is 81 cm/just shy of 32", unadorned, with a nice uniform patina.An outstanding Directory/Consulate Period French naval officer's sword!

Reference: Jean L'hoste - Les Epees Portees en France



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