a rare broadsword (palash), circa 1710

Add to collection

The blade inscribed on one side with an Imperial eagle and Solingen, the other side with "Vivat Zaar Peter Alexeits 1710," the small shield guard with the crowned monogram, "S.V.," turned wood hilt, the leather-covered wood scabbard with a cross enclosing an inscription in Cyrillic, inlaid in gold, "Safeguard Your People"
length 39 1/2 in. 100.5 cm