French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532

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French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
French Model 1831 Short Sword #3532
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Item #3532. This offering is for the pictured French Model 1831 Short Sword. In good condition and also known as the Foot Artillery Sword.

Neoclassical design that was based on Roman gladius for the Legionaries. This served as a machete to clear sites for the artillery. This is also the inspiration the the US Model 1832 Short Sword.

25 inches in overall length with a 19 inch blade. French makers marking on the riccaso is too faint to read but the reverse is faintly dated 1837. Handsome brass ribbed handle, blade its gun metal gray with a couple of nicks and frost pitting.

The leather scabbard is present and in good condition considering the age, most are missing.

Fine item for the collector.
 
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