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Valjhun 16th October 2014 04:17 PM

Austrian sword for identification and comment
 
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Hi,

Anybody knows anything about this particular sword model?
Austrian for sure.
Maker A.Striberny.
Unusual brass grip.
Seems like hussar cavalry sword.

A composite?

Valjhun 16th October 2014 04:31 PM

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Multumesc 18th October 2014 01:57 PM

Austrian sword for identification and comment
 
The handle is from a sword Briquet. :shrug:

fernando 18th October 2014 02:17 PM

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Originally Posted by Multumesc
The handle is from a sword Briquet. :shrug:

With those langets and that quillon end ? I wouldn't think so :o
Maybe the grip ... but not the whole hilt :shrug:

Valjhun 18th October 2014 04:49 PM

astute observation Multumesc.
At a closer look it really seems that the grip is modified from a common briquet.

Oliver Pinchot 20th October 2014 11:59 PM

One wonders about the guard as well, it's rather roughly cast and not well finished. Hard to see but the tang nut looks to be modern?


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