1788 Patt. British Heavy Cavalry Sabre (sold)
A rare Georgian British model of 1788 heavy cavalry sabre in good
to very good condition.
A rare pattern of 1788 Georgian British heavy cavalry sabre made
by Osborne. The impressive large and shallow fullered 38 1/2 inch
blade with crown and "BS" (Bordesly Street) stamps to
the forte / ricasso and the feint remnants of the maker's name to
Everything is firm, the brass hilt is a little dented here and
there as you would expect, the blade has a few cut marks to it,
the leather grip is most likely a replacement but authentically
and well done. Certainly one of the best 1788P's I have ever handled.
An exceptionally good investment at £1200. Further / full
sized images available upon request. My item reference number is