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Old 8th November 2017, 05:08 PM   #4
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the std. spanish 1895 issue infantry/artillery sword, yataghan shape, made in toledo.
(mine below)

they also used a lot of machete style swords, like my straight pioneer knife/ faschenmesser also below. the yat is supposed to be a bring-back from the spamam war april to august 1898 (san juan hill was in july). the pioneer may also be as it came from a dealer in florida, USA.

the one in post no.1 may be an officer's private one, looks like it would be for a fairly high ranking one. officers got to carry whatever they wanted to.
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