Unidentified Court Sword

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Unidentified Court Sword

Post by Arran » Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:30 pm

Hi Folks! Can anyone help me with identifying this sword and its coat of arms?

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Re: Unidentified Court Sword

Post by kaiser » Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:40 pm

It is a very nice and special sword ,but thats about it i am afraid
Never seen that coat of arms before

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Re: Unidentified Court Sword

Post by J.LeBrasseur » Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:42 pm

Sure has the feeling of being French to me. I will dig into some books to see what I can find.

Nice looking sword.

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Re: Unidentified Court Sword

Post by Arran » Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:58 pm

Thanks guys. I really like the look of the sword, but I want to identify it before I consider buying it!
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Re: Unidentified Court Sword

Post by stuka f » Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:28 pm

Nice sword!
Nobility coat of arms is the one of a family; the feathers could suggest British ...
The crown is not a royal crown, and also less then a duke or a count...
There is a French forum specialized in this kind of research;
http://heraldique.forumactif.org/
Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
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Re: Unidentified Court Sword

Post by Arran » Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:53 pm

Thank you. Here are some more pics...
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Re: Unidentified Court Sword

Post by badener » Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:27 pm

Three ostrich feathers in a coronet indicates the Prince of Wales. The rest of it???
It must be a Bavarian. They always smell the worst!

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Re: Unidentified Court Sword

Post by b.loree » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:46 am

Beautiful sword. I also immediately thought Prince of Wales when I saw those 3 ostrich feathers. Makers stamp?
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Re: Unidentified Court Sword

Post by Sandmann » Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:04 am

A beautiful Gala-sword, but unfortunately no king or other high nobility. The crown above the shield points to a newer german/austrian nobility, or a french „Vicomte“. Because of the ornamentals I could imagine it‘s a french gala sword.
But the Handle is a wonderful craftmanship, really like it :bravo:

https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/Heraldic_crowns
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