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Prussian Light / Mounted Artillery Saber Dated 1848
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German manufacture Light Artillery saber, with its steel scabbard. The blade is approximately 31 1/2 inches long. The blade is relatively bright, with several small nicks to the cutting edge. The grip remains covered in leather with twisted brass wire wrapping. The brass guard and pommel have a somewhat bright patina. The saber has multiple manufacturer and inspector marks, and the underside of the guard bears the number "17". The steel scabbard is mostly smooth and grey with small areas of light pitting.