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Can anyone identify this old sword?

Discussion in 'Sword Discussion' started by AdamTesta, Oct 24, 2018.

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  1. AdamTesta

    AdamTesta

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    May 7, 2018
    Hey guys, pretty new to the forum so if I've posted this in the wrong spot, let me know.

    My grandfather, RIP, gave this sword to me when I was a kid. I don't think he used it in any war, he was probably just a collector like ourselves. My mom used to always warn me that there was dried poison on the tip.

    Any ideas on the history behind this sword? I don't know where to even start.

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  2. gadunz

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  3. AdamTesta

    AdamTesta

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    May 7, 2018
    Yeah idk what happened, but the links should still work.
     
  4. horseclover

    horseclover Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 21, 2000
    Looks Prussian/German and of white brass (nickle silver). It is too bad I can't see much of the etching. Any letters or numbers on the base of the blade or spine might be helpful.

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  5. philbro

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    Nov 10, 2008
    A 19th Century Prussian "Blucher" sabre missing it's guard, but the blade is too straight???
     

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