RARE Original 19th C. Chinese Qing Dynasty Cavalry Officer's Sword (ID: cs651)
RARE Original 19th C. Chinese Qing Dynasty Cavalry Officer's Sword
|( ID: cs651 )|
A rare sword, this example was one two types made by the Imperial German manufactuer E.F. Horster at Solingen, for the Imperial Chinese army. This example is the rare cavalry sword model, based on the model 1889 Prussian quillback cavalry sword. This example is in very nice condition with the original scabbard, which retains much of the gun metal finish.
Overall length is 39", blade is 32".