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Old 26th September 2018, 11:46 AM   #1
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Hello. Not sure where or what time period this sword originated so appreciate any insights. Big sword at 46 length. The blade is very stiff with rolled edges, like a double spine, with a groove down the center. A stamped mark at the forte looks kind of like a sword. The blade portion is very spear like. Strong median ridge and thickened long point. The design is for strong thrusts. There are some markings on the blade to both sides. Seems to have some good age to it. Hoping the markings give some insights. Thanks for your assistance.
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Old 26th September 2018, 11:47 AM   #2
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One additional picture. Thanks!
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Old 26th September 2018, 01:09 PM   #3
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Excellent (boar) hunting sword. Congratulations.
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Old 26th September 2018, 02:00 PM   #4
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This is a sword of the Markgraveship of Badenia/Germay The signature "FMM - zBvH" besides the Baden coat of arms stands for Friedrich Magnus Markgraf zu Baden und Hachberg, 1647-1709. See the same signature of a Grenadier sabre in my collection.
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Wow, Rick! That is an amazing boar hunting sword! The square hole was fitted with a crossbar to keep the animal from rearing up the blade after impaled to attack the welder. Great find! Where did you get it?
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This is a sword of the Markgraveship of Badenia/Germay The signature "FMM - zBvH" besides the Baden coat of arms stands for Friedrich Magnus Markgraf zu Baden und Hachberg, 1647-1709. See the same signature of a Grenadier sabre in my collection.
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Thank you for the information. It is very good to know what the markings stand for.
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