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1890P Enfield Made British 3rd Hussars Cavalry Trooper's Sword (sold)

In very good condition, an 1890P British cavalry trooper's sword marked to the 3rd Hussars.

1890P Enfield Made British 4th Hussars Cavalry Trooper's Sword

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In well above average condition, this Enfield made 1890P was commissioned in 1897. With various markings to the hilt and scabbard, the sword went to a trooper in the 3rd Hussars in a scabbard previously in service with the 4th Hussars (original service date November 1893). This is quite likely a period cross-match as army items were not discarded or put into stores lightly.

The 34 1/2 inch blade is in very good condition and firm in the hilt. The famous Maltese Cross hilt is in very good order, as is the bakerlite grip. The sword sheathes well. The scabbard in very good order (one throat screw missing).

Further / full sized pictures available upon request. My item reference number 809 / Box 337-1.18m

 

 

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