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Old 7th August 2022, 04:22 PM   #1
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Default Any info on this saber sword with Rooster design

Hi everyone, may I ask if anyone has an idea on this saber. Thank you
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Old 7th August 2022, 05:53 PM   #2
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Without going deeper into references, at the outset I would suggest this to be a hanger from French context in a lid to late 18th c. style. Looking forward to more specific observations of course.
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The rooster has been a national symbol of France for ages.
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Old 7th August 2022, 08:47 PM   #4
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Hello

Here in Argentina it is frequent, known as "espadin or machete" police. The rooster is also a symbol of the police forces

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Old 8th August 2022, 02:24 AM   #5
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Thank u guys for the info, i tried to search for french and argentina saber or swords. But can't find the exact same sword on internet.
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Old 10th August 2022, 12:52 AM   #6
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I actually used to own one of these in the past and thought it was French as well. Turns out that it is a South American sword 19th c. I think it was Bolivian and infantry? Police? I can't recall and it's been many years. I wish I could provide the reference, but it took me forever to track it down originally and I can't seem to find the link that took me there back in the day. Sorry

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Old 13th August 2022, 11:11 AM   #7
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Here we go. Uruguayan police sword. This example doesn't have the rooster, but I've seen both patterns that sometimes do and sometimes not-

https://americansocietyofarmscollect...-Hemispher.pdf
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