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Dutch Infantry troopers short sword M 1807 No.1. (JP. 74-107 left)

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Swords of the Netherlands
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"Infanterie sabel No.1 (M 1807)" Dutch Infantry troopers short sword No.1 (M 1807) Excellent bright finished curved blade, with a very narrow fuller close to the blade spine.  Excellent one piece casted brass hilt with a single D shaped hand guard and a short forward guillon with a final. Ribbed grip. 9 ribs. Nut on pommel Grip is dated 1814 and there is a faint serial number 25.

The M 1807 No. 1 Dutch infantry troopers short sword was originally a Dutch designed sword. It was only used by a few infantry regiments (Including the Jager Regiments) and it was replaced by the Dutch infantry troopers short sword M 1819. The model saw service during the Napoleonic wars (Quatre-Bras / Waterloo 1815) and the Belgium conflict (10-daagse Veldtocht 1831and is quite rare!  
It is missing its black leather scabbard with brass fittings.
Total length: ca. 75 cm Width at the ricasso: 3,1 cm

This example is in an exceptional condition!