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1908P WW1 Enflield Made British Cavalry Trooper's Sword, sold

In good overall condition, a 1915 dated 1908 pattern British cavalry trooper's sword, still in service in 1932.

1908P WW1 (dated 1915) Enflield Made British Cavalry Trooper's Sword

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The original date stamp on the blade is '15 for 1915, but there is an inspection mark also for '32, so this sword stayed in service with the British army for some time, which is rare because horses were used less and less after WW1 of course. The blade has the Enflield "EFD" stamp on one side.

The 34 5/8 inch blade is in good condition, some black patina streaks exist but not many / much. Some of the inspection marks are feint now, but the blade is firm in the hilt. The hilt has been bright cleaned, probably as a parade sword, but the remains of the brown khaki camouflage paint remains inside the bowl guard. The guard with wear and rust spots to the edges. The grip in good though a little worn condition. The steel scabbard in good shape. The sword sheathes and draws well.

A nice example and at a reasonable price, just £xxx (too late, now sold - original sales price divulged for small fee). Please quote item reference number N71 (1138). Further / full sized images upon request.

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