1796 Pattern Napoleonic British Infantry
Officer's Sword, sold
In overall good condition, a Napoleonic British infantry officer's
sword with some blue and gilt etching remaining.
A good example, most have lost all of their blue and gilt etching,
this one still has quite a bit, and also some gilt to the hilt remains.
In addition, the twisted silver wire grip is good / complete (most
of these swords have lost their grip surface).
The 31 7/8 inch blade is in generally good order, fairly firm in
the hilt. The grip good. The scabbard with a repair to the bottom
third. The sword sheathes and draws fairly well.
A nice piece of Napoleonic history (who knows what this sword has
seen). Please quote item reference number H01. Further / full sized
pictures available upon request. Box 1016-1m (1.650)