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British 1796 Pattern Light Cavalry Trooper's Sabre
1796 Cavalry Trooper Sword for sale uk saber


 

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Product Code: 1796

Description
 
Very good condion, leather coverind to wood hilt 99% present.
Original Napoleonic British 1796 Pattern Model Sword used by Light Cavalry including the Hussars and designed by John Gaspard LeMarchant (killed in action, Battle of Salamanca on 22 July 1812) .
39 inches in scabbard, P guard with 33 ½ inches blade. Blade is in excellent condition straight with few nicks. No pitting, with matching 2 ring scabbard. Scabbard with even surface rust and beautiful patina.  Draws beautifully and is tight in the scabbard.
Saw extensive action throughout the Peninsula Wars; was it at Waterloo..?
Solid bit of British history.