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A gilt-brass and steel infantry smallsword, Russian, circa 1820
the pommel, knuckle bow and quillon chased with acanthus leaves, the tang button engraved with a coat-of-arms, silver or steal wire-bound grip, the leather scabbard with gilt chape and locket
length with scabbard 98cm, 38 1/2 in.
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Literature

Illustrated, E. Mollo, Russian Military Swords, 1801-1917, 1969, pl. 8.

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