Argentinian Cavalry Sword made in Solingen, Germany
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Argentinian Cavalry Sword: this very attractive sword is a Model 1898 cavalry trooper’s saber manufactured by Weyersburg, Kirschbaum & Co. of Solingen, Germany. It was made for the Argentine military over a hundred years ago and it is in overall very good condition. Unlike the markings on the blade that were left intact, the pierced half basket hilt no longer has a crest because Argentina has a practice of defacing the identifying markings on surplus military goods, but this is also a historical detail. The grip is made out of bakelite. The metal scabbard has all the original blueing with a couple of very minor dings. The serial number is very low: A00023 and the blade is marked Sable de Cabia Modelo 1898 on one side and the manufacture's name on the other.
Professional appraisal (of $800) is included.
Dimensions: The blade measures 34-1/2 inches, and overall the sword is 41-1/2 inches long.