A shashka M 1881 for officers of the Russian dragoons
International Orders & Military Collectibles | A83m | Live auction | 577 Lots
DescriptionFullered, nickel-plated and partly gilt single-edged blade with double-edged point. Both sides decorated with etched flower trophies, on the obverse Russian double-headed eagle with St. George in the centre, on the reverse Tsar’s cypher A II. for Alexander II. On the ricasso maker’s mark “… Schnitzler Solingen” and on the obverse “Eisenhauer”. Tang broken (loosened, old repair). Brass hilt, grooved wooden grip. Leather-covered wooden scabbard (minor flaws) with brass funiture (partly loosened). Length 94.5 cm.
Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?