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Swiss Saw-tooth Short Sword

Article about: I got this Swiss Saw-tooth Short Sword in a buy with several other Swiss items. I have no idea what it was used for or what it is worth. If some one has any information it would be greatly a

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    Default Swiss Saw-tooth Short Sword

    I got this Swiss Saw-tooth Short Sword in a buy with several other Swiss items. I have no idea what it was used for or what it is worth. If some one has any information it would be greatly appreciated.
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    Artilleriefaschinenmesser der eidgenössichen Ordonnanz M.1852 according to a German Edged Weapons Forum where they generally seem to know what they are talking about.

    Addition - there was also a similar model 1840.

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    Default Re: Swiss Saw-tooth Short Sword Additional Photos

    For some reason these photos did not show up in my first post

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    Agreed - Artillery short sword.

    Nice. I like it.........!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Any idea on the value of the Artillery short sword?

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    Sadly too small images ...

    Such fascine knives still were in use in Switzerland in WWII in Medical units and in the Arty !
    Did you know, that such Faschinenmesser withdrawn from service in the swiss Army in 1953 ?

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