Auction 27 AUCTION 27: ANTIQUE ARMS & MILITARIA
By HELIOS
Apr 11, 2021
HELIOS AUCTIONS 1050 Second Avenue Gallery 52 New York, NY 10022 USA, United States
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LOT 205:

AN AUSTRIAN OFFICER'S SABER SWORD 1860-90 BY J. VOOS

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AN AUSTRIAN OFFICER'S SABER SWORD 1860-90 BY J. VOOS

Austrian Infantry Officer's Sword, Circa 1850. Gilded brass highly ornate pierced cup hilt with Austrian Coat of Arms, ribbed handle covered with sharkskin and wound with twisted wire (wire is untangled in parts). Slightly curved blade marked by the maker "JULIUS VOOS GARANTIE SOLINGEN." Black leather scabbard with gilded brass mounts, throat and drag. The drag is decorated with floral designs and bears the Royal Cypher of Franz Josef. Complete with original period knot / tassel made of metallic brocade. Ref. Bezdek's book of German Swords and Swordmakers (p. 223).

Dimensions: L: 36 1/2 in., (93 cm.)

Condition: Good overall, original gilding mostly lost


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