1881M WW1 Imperial Russian Mounted Artillery
Trooper's Shaska, SOLD
In good condition, a 1881M WW1 Imperial Russian Mounted Artillery
Trooper's Shaska, Regiment Identified.
Mounted artillery length blade. Marked to the 64th artillery brigade,
2nd battery, mobilized in Odessa in 1914, part of the Russian 7th
(Odessa) Army commanded by Major General Aleksinsky Konstantin Gavrilovich.
The hilt and scabbard with different weapon numbers.
The 29 2/4 inch blade in very good condition and firm in the hilt.
The hilt and grip both good, brass with age / tarnish, grip with
some wear. The scabbard is sound but has some losses. The sword
sheathes and draws well.
What a great research project and a 100% authentic WW1 Russian
shaska with full regimental provenance for only £? (too late,
now sold). Please quote item reference U42 (0839). Further / full
sized images available upon request.