1890P British 13th Hussars Cavalry Trooper's
Wilkinson Sword, Sold
In very good condition, a Wilkinson made 1890P British light cavalry
trooper's sword marked to the 13th Hussars.
Dated to 1895/96, this is a Wilkinson Sword made / marked late
Victorian British cavalry trooper's sabre of the 13th Hussars, which
matching rack / sword numbers to the hilt and scabbard
The 34 1/2 inch blade, proofed by Wilkinson in 1895, is in very
good condition, some light rust pitting towards the point, various
acceptance marks show the sword was tested several times. The hilt
and scabbard have the same "13H 533" markings (13th Hussars,
rack / sword number 533), the scabbard with a 3.96 indicating it
was issued to a trooper in the 13th Hussars in March 1896. The blade
is firm in the hilt, the hilt is generally very good, the grips
a little aged but sound and in generally very good order, the scabbard
a little dinged here and there but good, the sword sheathes and
draws very well.
A well above average example my by top maker Wilkinson and marked
to a famous regiment. A tremendous buy. Further / large images available
upon request. Please quote item reference number F05 (856).