French Fencing Epee of the Institution Jauffret,
circa 1837, for sale
In good condition (scabbard as seen), a French Fencing Epee of
the Institution Jauffret, circa 1837.
name (Manufacture de Klingenthal Coulaux ainé et Cie) and
B under crown poinçon (inspection mark) indicate 1837-1837
when the Institution Jauffret in Paris first opened.
The 34 1/4 inch blade is mostly good but some patina / inert rust
near the tip. Blade firm in the grip. Disc guard is loose, as to
be expected. The woven fabric grip is a little worn but good. The
scabbard is in pieces and missing the bottom chape.
A rare bespoke antique French fencing epee. Only £250. Please
quote item reference number W53. Further / full sized pictures available
upon request. Box Tube 1178-125x16 (2.101).