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Horster, Solingen Pioneer’s Gladius Saw back Short Sword / Side Arm By ‘Horster Solingen’ & Scabba Other Blades
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Horster, Solingen Pioneer’s Gladius Saw back Short Sword / Side Arm By ‘Horster Solingen’ & Scabba Other Blades

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Cheshire, North WestPublished 4 Years ago
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CategoryBlades
SubcategoryOther Blades
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
MakeHorster, Solingen
Manufactured Yearc.1850
Your reference15118
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

C1850 Imperial German Pioneer’s Gladius Saw back Short Sword / Side Arm By ‘Horster Solingen’ & Scabbard. Sn 15118 - 15118

This is an excellent original C1850 Gladius form Imperial German Pioneer’s side arm. The weapon has a Neo-classical design based upon the Roman Gladius. The cast hilt is constructed entirely of brass with a grip which is patterned with raised ribs. The cross guard ins numbered ‘332’. This example has a straight edged blade with deep cut saw back. The blade is 20 ¼” in length. On one side, the blade is crisply marked by the manufacturer ‘F. Horster Solingen’. The reverse has a small ‘F’ within shield inspection mark. The hilt is fitted with original leather washer. The weapon is complete with original leather scabbard with brass locket and chape. The throat mount has a single fixed bar. All leather and stitching of the scabbard are intact. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 15118

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