Letter opener modeled as 1882 infantry sabre

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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

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013070722