Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 3078. A very fine Austrian brass mounted officers sword in scabbard. The 30 inch single edged blade marked with the manufacturers name WEYERSBERG SOLINGEN & still retaining much of its original polish. The brass hilt with an embossed pommel. The D shaped knuckle guard is embossed with the Austrian double-headed eagle and the Austrian coat-of arms. Complete with its original black scabbard with 3 matching brass mounts, the top chape engraved with the monarchs initials FJ1. The grip covered with fish-skin and now missing its wire binding. This sword would have been carried by an Austrian officer during the reign of Franz Joseph 1. Franz Joseph I was Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia, and monarch of other states of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, from 2 December 1848 until his death in 1916. In good condition. Ref 3078. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.