Austrian 18th Century Hunting Sword / Hirschfänger

This is a nice hunting sword / hirschfänger from 18th century. According to an expert it is originally an Austrian hanger that was rebuilt into a civilian hunting sword probably in the late 18th century.  The hole at the top of the crossguard indicates where a backplate would have connected crossguard with pommel. 

Total length of this hirschfänger is 71 cm. The sharp blade is 56,5 cm, center of gravity is 7 cm out from the hilt. The blade have a shallow fuller going all the way to the point. There are no makers marks visible.
The pommel and crossguard is made of brass and the handle from ebony. The handle have some dried cracks. 


 













 


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