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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.

1890 Pattern British Light Cavalry Trooper's Wilkinson Sword, 13th Hussars

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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).

 

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