An officer cuirassier pallasch, 1826 pattern

BY SCHAFF AND SONS, ST. PETERSBURG, WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT

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An officer cuirassier pallasch, 1826 pattern
by Schaff and Sons, St. Petersburg, with the Imperial warrant
Gilt brass four-bar hilt, developing at the bottom into the shell and fastening at the top to the cap-piece, the blade partly with open-work design with engraved coat of arms of Prince Orlov family and the inscription and date Fabrica de Toledo 1858, the scabbard engraved with the initials 'AO' surmounted by a princely crown
45½ in. (116.5 cm.) long
The pallasch is identical the the French Cuirassier sword of the 'Systeme An XI'