A saber for English Cavalry, circa 1796
Orders and Military Collectibles until 1918 | A92m | Live auction | 349 Lots
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DescriptionUnknown maker, gilted, blued, slightly curved etched blade, unadorned cross guard, knuckle bow and pommel, sharkskin covered grip with black wire wrap. Etched blade, obverse depicting an overall floral pattern, at center a royal crown, below a mounted soldier on horseback wielding a sword. Reverse with repeating floral pattern, a crown and coat of arms at center. The steel scabbard with loops for hanger. Minor age throughout. Overall ca. 91 cm, blade 76 cm.
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