19TH CENTURY DUTCH NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD maker M. Pauwels & Cie. of Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the curved steel blade with maker's mark, and etched scroll and nautical decoration, with brass acorn cross guard, scroll and foliate knuckle bow, and a turned ivory and wire grip, 86cm long, contained in original brass mounted leather scabbard

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