Russian Imperial M 1834 Tesak. Sawback pioneer short sword.

€ 2500,00
SRU1 EXC+ R3+
SRU1C3
SRU1A7
SRU1D3
SRU1G5
SRU1E3
SRU1F9
SRU1J5
SRU1H8
SRU1K5
SRU1I9
SRU1L3
SRU1L
SRU1M4
SRU1N3
SRU1O
SRU1P
SRU1Q

Russian Imperial M 1834 Tesak. ( Sawback pioneer short sword.) Serial number 18 on ricasso. Fantastic and impressive heavy bright finished fullered sawback blade, slightly bending towards a swollen tip. Sawback with a large number of small teeth. Double edged blade tip. The ricasso is marked : B.K. and A. C. Ribbed one piece casted brass hilt with two symmetric quillons with round finials. Crossguard is marked with the date of production: 1834 

Excellent wooden scabbard covered with black leather. Brass top mount with round frogstud is marked on both sides: q in a circle. Brass chape with a round finial. All stitches intact, no dents to the top mount and some tiny dents on one side of the chape only.

Very impressive are extremely rare Russian Imperial M 1834 Tesak. They were adopted in March 1834 and used til 1855 only. It played an important rule in the Crimean wars.
Beautiful example, seldom found in this condition!


Total length 640 mm. /25,2 Inches
Weight: 1.29 kg.