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Old 6th June 2021, 05:02 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Jim McDougall View Post
This appears to be a really sturdy, attractive example of an officers 'spadroon', probably British and these were popular from about 1780s into 19th c.
I like the heart on the grip. These were not of course 'small swords', but military versions of them for officers wear at special events and official proceedings. This one seems likely to be a 'fighting' example.
Thank you Jim, very useful to narrow down the origin, a spadroon, maybe military; and period late 18th late 19th c.
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