1818 Model Spanish Infantry Briquet Sword,
Toledo, 1840, Sold
In good condition, a scarce special beaded hilt 1818 Model Spanish
Infantry Briquet Sword, Toledo, dated 1840. We subsequently discovered
this was a prop made for a Hollywood film set in the 1950's, so
we have refunded the buyer with out apologies; apparently the beaded
hilt and method of describing the blade are the giveaways.
Second Carlist War / Hispano-Moroccan War / Franco-Mexican War
era sword with the rarer beaded hilt.
The 27 inch blade is in worn condition but is very good and firm
in the hilt. The brass hilt / grip with some marking / casting flaws
but overall good.
Nice sword, nicer price; £? (too late, now sold). Please
quote item reference Q64 (0406). Further / full sized images available