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Eurasian Officer's Saber

32.25" single edged blade with 23" fulller. One-branch brass guard with wire-wrapped leather grip.  Steel scabbard. Blade shows Arabic characters and Eastern decorative motifs. Obverse of scabbard below throat appears to have additional character. Exact origin is unknown, but conforms to types used in Persia, Eastern Europe, and Russia.  

Condition:

Fair. Blade is mostly bright with some scattered oxidation and staining. Guard has some remaining silvered wash. All wire is present of grip with some finish loss to leather. Scabbard shows some flaking of finish with brown patination in exposed areas.

Estimate: $100 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$192
04/12/2019

 

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