British Basket Hilted Dragoon Sword c 1780


British Basket Hilt Dragoon heavy cavalry sword, large basket hilt with oval horseman’s ring set into the guard, fish skin grip with secured by brass wire very slightly loose. The large heavy fighting blade with small top fuller has been cleaned smooth some ticks to the edge and measures 4cm at the shoulder in width. Large decorative pommel with tang button overall a large horseman’s fighting sword, overall length 111cm blade 94cm For reference please see Swords and Sword Makers of England and Scotland by Richard Bezdek page 285

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