Late 19th century, the turbulent period leading to the Mexican Revolution. 27 1/4” straight wedge section s.e. blade, German import as used throughout Mexico and South America. The base with pattern number and partial maker’s name. One piece brass hilt. Large horn grip made in two interfaced halves. The Revolution was founded in the oppression of the landless peasantry who lived in a virtual serf system. Swords of this type, which evolved from the espadas anchas, were carried in rural areas where there was no law or concern about the welfare of the inhabitants.

Item ID: FNS4777

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