Lot 6496: A sabre M 1845 for Hungarian officers with Madonna blade
November 2, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Broad, fullered blade, point area with cutting back edge. Obverse etched depiction of Madonna, below it initially hardly legible inscription. On reverse side etched double cross in-between further inscriptions. Florally open-worked steel hilt with engraved Hungarian coat of arms. Blade and hilt spotted and pitted, inscriptions somewhat polished off, no grip winding. Attached, somewhat darkened and stripped portepee with cipher "FJI" and double-headed eagle. Length 92 cm. South German private collection.
Condition Report: III
Notes: Österreich Kaiserreich