Swiss, ca. 1740, Grenadier, Berne.
Brass hilt, lion-head pommel, knuckle guard connected to the guard plate by a reinforcement, further reinforcement, thumb guard. Two-part guard plate, decorated with deer. Quillon extension. Ribbed grip, with fine, original wrapping in brass wire. Single-edged blade, Solingen, back with hollow cuts, etched decoration: Grenadier with grenade, trophy and flowers.
Single-edged blade L 82.8 cm, L 9.4 cm, C: 1.