Austria Sword for Cadets of Lower Military Schools, the second half of the 18th For Sale
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Austria Sword for Cadets of Lower Military Schools, the second half of the 18th :
Dimensions: 794, 656, 22-mm.
The sword is of small dimensions because it is intended for cadets, pitomians of lower military schools. Since the pitom were still boys, and that they had standard, real swords, they would have to come to the ground when they were bent on their belts. The blade of the sword is splayed with a thick piece of corded wire. At the bottom and the top one is a brass ring with a rostall decoration with a small rosette in each pass. The handle of the handle is a ball, cast in one piece with a neck that is attached to the upper ring of the handle and the rivet on the toe. Head decorated with rocaille, heavy leafy and flowering skirts. The lightly shaped handkerchief is decorated with a horn of abundance and a heavy Baroque charm. The maneuver continues into a cross with a thickened arm. The cross is also decorated with rocaille and baroque, vegetative vines. The ring is affixed to the paring ring decorated with the same ornamental motifs. Glossy steel, narrow, biconvex, slender cross section, dense bridle, pumice tip. On the blade is an ornate ornament from interwoven vegetation wreaths among which are decorated with trophies with war banners, decorations. The covers are made of black animal skin, clasped in the mouth and tip. The mouthpiece is adorned with baroque rocaille, rossetto in the net with the slanted square squares, and the cross on the drapery, from which the wreaths of the laurel and oak leaves emerge. There is a ring with a hanging ring on the sleeve. The lower arm is decorated with baroque skirts and ends with a skirt. Below the hooks on the mouth of the corset there is a brass ring with ornaments of baroque wickets with hanging ring.
Description and expertise of this sword were made by curators: "The Croatian Historical Museum" in 1994 under No. 5 / 16-94. Attached to the scenes of the expertise, the "Croatian Historical Museum" and the photos of the Cadet of the Lower Military School, which carries the same Cadet Sword on the belt.
This model of the Cadet Sword from the second half of the 18th century is Extremely rare, especially with preserved original baskets that usually fail due to inadequate preservation of the influence of the atmospheres.