1802 Pattern Belgium / Belgian Light Cavalry
Officer's Sabre, for sale
An exceptionally rare Spanish bladed 1802 Pattern Belgium light
cavalry officer's sabre, possibly a Batavian Republic officer's
sabre. Now with 20% discount.
Given the Spanish blade, the officer was obviously a Catholic and
not a supporter of the French Imperial Empire that had annexed and
then incorporated the country into France. The "No me saques
sin razon, no me envaines sin honor" (Draw me not without reason;
sheath me not without honor) and the style of the maker's mark to
the spine confirms this is a Spanish blade, though the hilt is absolutely
The 35 inch blade is in very good order and firm in the hilt, the
brass hilt also good, the fishskin grip with very little wear.
Rare, rare, rare and just (was) £800, now £640. Please
quote item reference J28. Further / full sized pictures available
upon request. Box 1123-1.18 (2.1).