English Horseman Sword Circa 1750

£4,250.00

English Horseman Sword Circa 1750. Massive sword the basket hilt featuring grooved bars, oval reins ring and matching ovoid pommel with extended tang button. Fish skin grip which has worn smooth secured by twisted brass wire. The straight blade is 39 inches long with two fullers which is engraved each side with G R and crown which is now faint but visible. The swords overall length is 46.5 inches weight 4.7 lbs with age colour to blade and hilt for reference please see Swords and Blades of the American Revolution by George Newman page 148 image attached

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