Dutch municipal police officers short sword 1900 M. Amsterdam,(JP. Page 102- 177-l))

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"Gemeente Politie sabel, rond 1900". / Dutch municipal police short sword around 1900. Serial number: 1608 Matching! on crossguard. Excellent straight bright finished plain blade. Tip is blunted. Leather washer intact. Very good massive casted brass grip with 3 ribs and a knucklebow showing wear. Grip is marked 46. Very good crossguard with swept forwards quillon with acorn finial. Very good typical Dutch style black leather scabbard. All stitches intact and internal brass chape with ball tip. Plated top mount with matching serial number, oval frog stud and locking device.

Dutch Municipal Police officer swords were used from 1850 - 1950. This is a later model with an added knucklebow. In 1966 the tips were official blunted.
This particular example was called: "Amsterdam Model", it was used from 1900-1950
Total length; 72,5 cm. Width at the ricasso: 2,5 cm