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Matus 29th May 2012 06:56 AM

Hirschfanger (Hunting Dagger) with old Pallasch (Broadsword) blade
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let me introduce a Hirschfanger with an old Pallasch blade. The horn hilt has a beautiful carving of a hunting scene with hunter, dogs and deer.

The blade is even more interesting - originally a Pallasch (broadsword) blade cca. 1740, Austria or Germany (Baden?). On one side with a engraving Vivat Printz August, on the other side Hannibal above a warrior figure.

A broadsword with a similar engraving was sold at Hermann Historica in 2006 (lot. no. 4176), attributed as Cavalry Broadsword from Baden.

All the best!


fernando 29th May 2012 12:40 PM

Welcome to the forum, Matus :) .
What a beautiful sword :cool: .

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