Officer's Shashka, 1909 Pattern

Armament, Edged

Date:

1909

Materials:

Metal, Brass, Wood, Leather, Galloon and Thread

Dimensions:

W 37.125 i

Accession Number:

7.85

Credit Line:

Gift. Pototsky

Description

Officer's shahska, 1909 pattern. Narrow Carl Kaiser & Co Solingen blade (not original). Brass knuckle bow hilt with cypher of Alexander III on cap piece. Grip is wooden, horizontally reeded; pierce quillon. Scabbard is wood covered with black leather, with locket, upper band with D loop on inner face, lower band with loose ring, chape. Original strap is red leather, gold galloon with black line in center sewn on top of leather, brass buckle. Original cavalry sword knot, metallic silver thread.