Dutch municipal police officers short sword 1870. Early model. (JP. Page 102- 177-l))

€ 495,00
SNE238 EXC+ R2-3
Swords of the Netherlands

"Gemeente Politie sabel, bv Deurne, rond 1900". / Dutch municipal police short sword around 1900. Superb straight bright finished fulered pointed blade. Leather washer intact. Excellent massive casted hilt with 6 fine ribs in Berlin silver. Excellent Berlin silver crossguard with two opposite quillons with flower motives finals. Excellent black leather scabbard with clear tooling. All stitches intact and numbered Berlin silver mounts with no dents. Top mount with acorn shaped frog stud. 

Hard to find Dutch municipal police officer short sword in an Excellent condition. Early model, around 1870. Later models were made with a knuckle bow. Municipal Police officer sword were used from 1850 - 1950. In 1966 the tips were official blunted, this one escaped.
Total length; 73 cm. Width at the ricasso: 2,7 cm

Very nice example.