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Description

D-074 Imperial German Bavarian King Ludwig Court-type dress sword. Gilt brass relief floral decorated curved pommel and reverse "D" knuckle bow. Relief crowned shield with a cypher "L" and oak leaves as well as lion head turned-up sides of the clamshell guard. Polished ribbed black wood grip. 26 7/8" double edged narrow blade with a crowned cypher "L" and floral work on both sides. Maker named "Schimmelbusch & Sohn". Blade shows some graying and small dark areas along the edges. Age darkened gilt brass throat with a frog hook and tip. One crease in the scabbard which has been strengthened and darkened to match the leather scabbard. King Ludwig reigned from 1864 to 1886. About II

Condition

See description for I-III scale (I=mint, III=poor)

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Imperial German Bavarian King Ludwig sword

Estimate $300 - $600Dec 03, 2016
Starting Price $300
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Bouckville, NY, USA
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