Lot 119

Persian cavalry sword, perhaps for an NCO of the Persian Cossacks, probably of Russian manufacture and modelled on the Russian M1865 sword. Dates to circa 1890. Curved sabre blade 35 inches long (89cm), with service-sharpened edge and etched Persian emblem and writing to both sides. Hilt of Russian form, with plated brass knucklebow and pommel cap. Grip leather with wire wrap. With plated scabbard, mounted with one suspension ring. Overall length sheathed 41 inches (104cm). (1)

Estimate: £110-£150