British 1796 Light Cavalry Saber
- Dated: late 18th-beginning of the 19th century
- Measurements: overall length 83 cm
A rare private purchase officer’s sword, with iron hilt and faceted gripstrap, the leather-covered wooden grip with grip wires intact. The blade is of typical form with broad central fuller and hatchet tip, etched with the arms of England as used until 1801 under George III.
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Forcan Ridge & The Saddle
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