French 1816 Model Light Cavalry Trooper's
In overall good condition, a rare French 1816 Model Light Cavalry
Trooper's Sabre, dated August 1819
With Klingenthal maker's inscription dated August 1819 to the spine,
and with the correct poinçons
for Jean Joseph Cécile Bureau, Jean-Georges Bick, and François
The 36 inch blade is in very good condition and firm in the hilt.
The hilt good overall with poinçons and troop / trooper stamp
(K97) to the quillon finale. The leather grip overall good but with
a small missing patch to the top. The twisted grip wire binding
pretty much all gone.
A great sword at a good low price; £? (too late, now sold).
Please quote item reference AB16 (0119). Further / full sized images
available upon request.