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Austrian Model 1848 Civil Service Sword

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Start price: $1,700

Estimated price: $3,400 - $5,000

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

European, Austria, Model 1848. Sword with superb gilt-brass lion head pommel, cross-guard, and scabbard fittings. Triple-etched blade with Austrian crown, Franz Joseph I cypher, panoplies of flags and arms, and scrolled leaf motifs. Excellent mother of pearl grip plaques. Size 35 1/2" L, blade 29" L

Private Collection of a Southern California Arms and Armour Collection

Condition: Wear to scabbard and blade as shown, commensurate with age.