A German model 1889 cavalry troopers sword of Chinese contract `dragon sword` type, pipe backed

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A German model 1889 cavalry troopers sword of Chinese contract `dragon sword` type, pipe backed
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Lymington, Hampshire

A German model 1889 cavalry troopers sword of Chinese contract `dragon sword` type, pipe backed blade 32 1/2 in. and marked for Horster, pierced sheet steel guard with writhing dragon to the cartouche, composition grip, steel scabbard.

A German model 1889 cavalry troopers sword of Chinese contract `dragon sword` type, pipe backed blade 32 1/2 in. and marked for Horster, pierced sheet steel guard with writhing dragon to the cartouche, composition grip, steel scabbard.

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The Lymington Saleroom
Emsworth Road
SO41 9BL
United Kingdom

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