Officer's Cavalry Sabre, 1909 Pattern

Armament, Edged

Creator:

Horster, E. & F. (firm)

Date:

1909 - 1917

Materials:

Metal, Steel and Thread

Dimensions:

B 33 in x W 39 in

Accession Number:

8.85

Credit Line:

Gift. Pototsky

Description

Officer's cavalry sabre, 1909 pattern. Curved blade with one broad fuller and two narrow fullers. Brass three-bar hilt with cypher of Nicholas II on back piece. Leather-covered horizontally grooved grip bound with twisted wires. Steel scabbard with two bands and loose rings and steel shoe. Cavalry sword knot (not original).

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark on blade along back: HORSTER-SOLINGEN.