Heavy Cavalry Officer’s 1796 Dress Pattern Sword

£1,850.00

Heavy Cavalry Officer’s 1796 Dress Pattern Sword with rare steel hilt boat shell guards and olive shaped pommel the grip bound with copper wire. The bi convex blade with no fullers tappers for half of it’s length to a spear point. It is chisel engraved with pre 1801 royal coat of arms and stylised G R III with crown over the stand of arms. Complete with matching steel scabbard no rings. Extremely rare version of this pattern of sword there is an identical sword but with a Spanish inscription on the blade in the Musee de L’Armee Paris

Information:
Reference: Swords of The British Army by Robson plate 61 – 62 but in gilt brass
Blade Length: 32.5 inch
Overall Length: 39.5 Inch

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