A Dutch naval officer's sword.
A Dutch naval officer's sword. The pipe back blade is struck with manufacturer's marks of Weyersberg Kirschbaum & Company, and etched along the spine with the retailer A.A. Knuyver's Hage. The robust brass guard incorporates a fouled anchor, foliate quillon and a ribbed ebony grip. In its brass mounted leather scabbard.
Blade length 31¼" (79.5cms) Overall length including scabbard 37¾"