Antique 18th Century Polish Saxon Sword Royal Guard King Augustus II The Strong

Antique 18th Century Polish Saxon Sword Royal Guard King Augustus II The Strong

SKU: E822

Very rare, authentic antique, 18th century circa 1729 A.D. Polish - Saxon officer sword of the Janissary, Royal Guard of Polish King Augustus II, the Strong. A single edged blade with broad fullers on both sides, double-edged for the last third of the blade. The spine of the blade slight concavity. The cipher "AR" under a crown (Augustus Rex) z (King of Poland August II. 1697 - 1733) is etched on the obverse sides. A massive two-piece cast brass hilt of characteristic Karabela form cast in low relief with chevrons, downturned quillons with more raised ciphers on the languets on each side.

 

MEASUREMENTS:

Over