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Waterloo era 1796P British Light Cavalry Trooper's Sabre, for sale

In good condition, a Waterloo era 1796 pattern British Light Cavalry Trooper's Sabre, Scabbard, Belt, by Woolley, Deakin & Dutton.

Waterloo era 1796P British Light Cavalry Trooper's Sabre, Scabbard, BeltImage af50 1

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Marked to scabbard "Woolley Deakin Dutton" which dates this 1796 pattern sabre to 1811 - 1815, when this renowned Birmingham sword maker used that name. With crown over 4 British "view" (inspection) mark, this sabre was bought for a regular (front line) light cavalry regiment at the time of / just before Waterloo and may well have seen service there.

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The 32 3/4 inch blade is in very good condition for its age and firm in the hilt. The hilt / guard with light inert rust pitting / patina is in good condition. The original leather on wood grip in good condition also. The steel scabbard with slightly more inert rust pitting / patina is in good condition. The sword sheathes and draws very well which means the scabbard's interior wooden slats are intact and in place. The leather strap, presumed to be original, is in aged but sound condition.

Not many this good! Your slice of history for just £1100. Please quote item reference number AF50. Further / full sized pictures available upon request. Box 1120-102x19x16 (3.023).

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