Napoleonic era bavarian marked km for king maxmillan (1806-1825)

Jun 09, 2021. 21:55 UTC
Napoleonic era Bavarian marked KM for King Maxmillan (1806-1825)
Shawn
United States of America

Category
Saber sword

Acquired from
Gallery/Dealer

For sale
Maybe
Description

Napoleonic era Bavarian marked KM for King Maxmillan (1806-1825)

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within about 18 hours
Jun 10, 15:39 UTC
By George

Fair Market Value

$400 - $800 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$1,000 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Shawn,

Thank you for your help and patience. My sincere apologies for the delay with the appraisal.

The presented object appears to be a Bavarian sword following the typus Prima-Plana from the era of the Napolenic Wars with unknown measurements and without scabbard. This sword has and etched steel blade, and brass handguard and an wooden and leather grip. The pommel is decorated with an lion head and blade is etched with the monogram MJK which stands for Maximilian Joseph König (1806 - 1825). This sword was probably made for an officer of the Bavarian heavy cavalry because of the lion head decoartion and the design of the blade. It was made between 1806 and around 1820.
This piece is in medium condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 400 to 800 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

With kind regards,
George

Shawn d wynter Jun 13, 01:01 UTC

I'm waiting to hear back. It said 24-48 hrs. Thank you

Shawn d wynter Jun 15, 00:48 UTC

When will I get the information?

Shawn d wynter Jun 16, 18:24 UTC

Still nothing?

Shawn d wynter Jun 17, 04:20 UTC

Hello,
When will I get the information? Thanks

George Jun 17, 09:12 UTC

Dear Shawn,

Thank you for your help and patience. I am in contact with a colleague regarding your sword who works for a weapon collector in Bavaria. This sword is not officially hallmarked and when I have the answer probably the next day I send you instantly the estimation. Thank you very much.

With kind regards,
George

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