Swiss Infantry Briquet Saber Model 1842/52 - 03
Swiss Infantry Briquet Saber Model 1842/52, modeled after the French Infantry Briquette 1817.
Hilt is one-piece brass construction. Blade has heavy pitting at the tip. Mild patina and light surface marks throughout the blade. Light surface marks throughout the hilt.
Blade tang seems to be loose in the hilt but the blade is still retained.
At the ricasso, blade is stamped with an unknown mark, followed by 5716.
No scabbard included.