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Title 1890 pattern cavalry trooper's sabre
Nationality British
Period c 1890
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Slightly scruffy example of the penultimate Maltese Cross hilt sabre. Numerous issue dates stretching from the mid-1890s until approximately 1906. Forte of blade marked '/90'. Numerous regimental issue stamps and cancellations to back of hilt.

90%+ factory finish to blade with several small patches of pitting towards the point. Chequered leather grips in reasonable condition, but now somewhat smooth from extensive use. Good iron scabbard, which has been recently machine polished, but all markings, including issue date for 1899, to top of scabbard are clearly visible. Point sharpened for first two inches or so of both sides of blade.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Edged Weapons : Swords : British : 19th Century]


Just to let you know the sword arrived today. Great condition, really chuffed with it. Many thanks.

S W, UK, 20.03.2007

?20 postage is fine, can't wait for the sword to arrive. The last sword I purchased from you was in really nice condition.

S W, UK, 04.07.2005