An 1888 pattern Italian artillery sabre, and steel scabbard.
Acquired for the Triquetra Collection in 2016, purchased from a private collection.
Resources about this model
- Web article: The Italian Model 1888 Sabre (Filippo del Monte)
- YouTube video: Italian Military Sabres (After 1871) – Innovation of Design (Matt Easton)
- Reference book: Cesare Calamandrei. Storia dell’arma bianca italiana. Editoriale Olimpia, 2008.
Our thanks to the volunteers who helped with the information on this page:
- Ben Davies
- Keith Farrell