Letter opener modeled as 1882 infantry sabre


Letter opener modeled as infantry sabre from 1882. Nickeled hilt. Guard with four branches. Matching scabbard with loop and bracelet.
Within its case sheathed with green Moroccan leather-like paper, lined with ivory-colored silk with manufacturer’s mark Esco Costa à Buenos Aeres and lined with fitted red velvet.

Late 19th Century

Length of sabre: 28 cm (11 in.)
Case: 6,5 x 33 x 10,5 cm (2-1/2 x 13 x 4 in.)

Fairly good condition. Wear on case

Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013070722