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Who can help me to identify this Austro-Hungarian sabre.

It looks like the M1861 Infantry Officers Sabre but it has only one hanging loop on the sheath ipo the normal 2.

Maybe for an NCO?

The blade has a very interesting text in Hungarian which roughly translates into:

"In honor of your promotion from your machine gun comrades"

It was made by Alex Coppel of Solingen (AC and Balance)

Thanks for the help, Erik

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Erik : Looks like a senior NCO sabre of the WW1 period . NCOs an kadetts thended to use the sabre in a sort of bayonet frog pending by two straps of the normal belt . and the only ring served to tie the scabbard to the frog . 

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