antique DAGGER short sword VELVET SCABBARD double headed eagle

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Saint George, ON N0E1N0(View Map)
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antique DAGGER short sword VELVET SCABBARD double headed eagle CROSS heraldry SHIELD Coat of Arms perhaps, Austria ???

… nice old collectable dagger / short sword … unknown Coat of Arms (any suggestions with identification would be greatly appreciated) …

• most likely of European origin • sheath: fantastic double-sided metal heraldry coat of arms with double headed eagle / a sword & sceptre / & a cross within a shield - centre coat of arms slides a little - age related untouched patina - small top piece on coat of arms has broken off (left facing top) as shown

• dark blue purplie velvet textile shows signs of age & wear – please, contact for more photos of velvet • ornate repousse decorated sheath & dagger handle - velvet covered wood scabbard - untouched patina – shows Verde - unknown metal on handle & scabbard (magnet does not stick) - sheath only – measures: 14 ¼”L (not including curvature)

• steel flat blade (magnet sticks) - blade only - measures: 12 ¼”L x 1 5/16”W at widest point - appears perhaps, it was plated at some point in time as it has sort of a texture to the blade (it is visible in the photos) - age appropriate scuffs /etc. - cannot find any markings - polishing / sharpening (not sharp) up to the end user - some small areas of light rust

• handle: fancy repousse - untouched patina - shows Verde - grip handle measures: 5 1/8”L x 2 ½”W at widest point - small hole at top of handle – may have been for a hanger (as shown)

• overall length w/ dagger inserted into scabbard: 19 ¼”L • origin unknown: Austria ?? European ?? • age to guesstimate: 1800s ? • $225.00 – shipping available


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