Warwickshire Yeomanry 1796 Heavy Cavalry Officer’s Sword

£4,850.00

A very rare sword officer’s 1796 heavy cavalry disc hilt sword. Regulation hilt but with an engraved hatchet point blade which includes WARWICKSHIRE YEOMANRY pre 1801 Royal coat of arms and GR and trophies of arms. It is complete with steel scabbard stamped Osborn and Co Birmingham. Colour etchings by Richard Lawrence illustrate officer’s and privates of the four troops engaged in sword practice using 1796 disc hilt which are clearly visible. This actual sword is detailed in Richard Dellar’s book The British Cavalry Sword 1788 – 1912 pages 236 – 237 with detailed images and research including the possible officers name Croxall

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