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1800-1810 Senior British Yeomanry Cavalry Officer's Sabre, For Sale

In good to very condition, a 1800-1810 Senior British Yeomanry Cavalry Officer's Sabre (or possibly regular cavalry regiment trumpeter / bugler).

1800-1810 Senior British Yeomanry Cavalry Officer's Sabreimage Q22 1

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A 1796P pattern light cavalry sabre but with a lot of oak leaves (but no acorns) and a particularly pronounced curved blade. The scabbard engraved "Reddell Sword Cutler to His R.H the Prince Wales, Dukes of Sussex & Cambridge, 138 Jermyn Street, London" which dates the sabre 1800 to 1810. Possibly for a regular cavalry officer but most likely for a yeomanry (reserve / volunteer) cavalry officer as the blade is only 28 inches and therefore most likely a dress / show sword, although steel scabbards were generally for field use. It is also possible therefore that the sword was carried by the trumpeter (bugler) of a cavalry regiment, as they sometimes wore shorter swords. Given the prestigious maker, it is most likely yeomanry.

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The 28 inch blade is in good condition and firm in the hilt. The hilt / guard good. The black fishskin grip good but for a small hole; the twisted grip wire bindings gone. The steel scabbard worn and with a ding, but good. The sabre sheathes and draws a little loosely, so the inner wooden slats have gone.

Find another!. Yours for £900. Please quote item reference Q22. Further / full sized pictures available upon request. Box 0327-1m (1.995).

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