RARE Model 1838 Imperial Russian Cossack Lower Ranks Shashqa Shashka Sword (ID: e160)
RARE Model 1838 Imperial Russian Cossack Lower Ranks Shashqa Shashka Sword
|( ID: e160 )|
PRICE is REDUCED An exceptionally rare sword to find in complete original and untouched condition. This example displays a rich lustrous patina on all the brass fittings throughout. Almost all the leather on the scabbard is completely original with a very old repairs done during the lifetime of the sword. The handle is missing a small piece of leather on the grip. The blade is very sturdy and a serious fighting blade and is also maker marked at dated 1843 Tula on the forte. The very bottom fitting of the scabbard appears to be an old repair, made from copper and not brass. A very fine sword. 39" long. 32 1/2" blade, 1/4" thick blade at base CLICK ON THUMBNAL TO SEE MORE IMAGES.