Chinese Forces Boxer Rebellion 1889M Cavalry
Trooper's Sword, sold
In very good overall condition, a rare Chinese Forces (Boxer Rebellion)
1889M Prussian made Cavalry Trooper's Sword.
A very rare sword used by the Chinese Forces against the Eight
National Alliance (British, Japanese, Russians, French, US, Austro-Hungarian,
Italian and ironically German forces); these swords were made in
Prussia for the Qing Dynasty Chinese Forces before the Boxer Rebellion
started. As such, you might begin to realize how rare these swords
are. This one is stamped to maker "Weyersberg, Kirschbaum Bc
Cle Solingen". You
can find a rare museum held example of this sword here.
The 31 1/8 inch blade is in good condition and firm in the hilt.
The hilt is aged and a little buckled, but overall good. The grip
has quite a bit of wear but is still in good order. The steel scabbard
has age also but is generally good. The sword sheathes and draws
We don't find many of these to say the least, so grab it quick;
yours for £? (too late, now sold). Please quote item reference
P05 (0197). Further / full sized images available upon request.