weaponsandswordsohmy:

PALLASCH
Straight, single-and short false-edged blade, tip, with fuller through almost all the length, with engraved on both facets the imperial, Austrian, double eagle at forte, surmounted with a crown. Brass hilt. Thin langets, angled guard (a detachment) in the upper part, shell-guard on the external part, with two arms joining to the guard. On the internal part a ring for the thumb ending in a second, smaller, shell-guard. Grip with the old leather covering and brass wire binding. Long, smooth cap (slightly detached). Later wooden, leather-covered scabbard with brass mounts. Four lugs.

Austria, late 18th Century
length 99 cm.

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