An incredibly unusual piece of Crimean War origin. Russian Imperial 1834 model sidearm captured by the French during the war was dismantled and the blade mounted on a French cutlass cockerel shaped hilt. Both parts are in impeccable condition and properly connected to each other.
Such a hybrid would make proud any advanced Crimean War collection and there is certainly no other piece of this sort in existence. The item "ONE OF A KIND RUSSIAN FRENCH CRIMEA WAR PIONEER CUTLASS SIDEARM SHORT SWORD" is in sale since Tuesday, March 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items".The seller is "u-k-antique" and is located in ENGLAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.