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HatchetsEurope, Asia
Europe, Asia

Cleaver French soldier sapper

3 025 $
1810-1850 years
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3 025 $
Dating:1810-1850 years
The original.
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Общая длина: 950 мм.
Длина клинка: 756 мм.
Ширина клинка у пяты: 52 мм.


Remarkable for its preservation of rare slasher in good condition. The massive blade is steel, slightly curved, single-edge, with one wide fuller on both sides. Combat end doesvery. The blade decorated with engraved ornaments on the plant and military subjects. Background engraved ornaments blue with remnants of bluing and gilding. Efes brass, consists of a massive hilt and curved crosses. The middle part of the handle is smooth, tapering to the center. The upper part of the handle is notched, made in the form of the head of a cock with open beak and tail; on top of the shank of the blade pulled by the screw. At the crossroads is a massive rectangular block with a relief image of a lion's head. Cross video with the endings in the form of stylized animal heads (dogs?). Under the cross-hairs are massive strap. The scabbard is wooden, covered with leather with brass instrument consisting of a mouth with oval peg and tip with asymmetrical Shoe. The edges of the device sheath figure.


item is in good collectible condition. Traces of corrosion on the blade. Traces of existence on the hilt. Scuffs and losses to leather scabbard.


There are many varieties of this slicer because it was used until 1870. Ephesus can be cast, with a rooster with a raised tongue; the blade varies in strength and curvature, may have a saw-tooth sharpening, treated with bluing or have engraving gilded ornament, especially on instances for corporals of sappers, which, according to M. Botha (1968), wore cutlasses without scabbards. Such a cleaver with the head of the cock was also the engineers of the National guard, Louis-Philippe and Napoleon III. The latest instance was very lightweight. Perhaps it was the knife that was copied most often, as it is very appreciated by collectors. You need to check the casting quality of the hilt, traces of microplace, the quality of sawing teeth, some counterfeiters use the blade of a cleaver and cut his teeth on the butt. Also do not forget that the hatchets with cock head was also manufactured and used in countries bordering on France.

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