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Title Light Dragoon officer's levee sword
Nationality British
Period c 1780
Sold
 (This item is subject to special postage, click here for more information.)

This rare sword, with a buffalo horn hilt, has an unmarked silver guard with its original silver ribbon binding. The blade measures approximately 31 inches and may have been slightly shortened. There are still fairly clear engraved details, such as GR and crown, on the blade.

These swords were worn in walking out dress in the garrison towns where the regiment was stationed as an alternative to wearing a silver smallsword and as a handy weapon should you be surprised by footpads.

There is some bruising to the base of the guard through mishandling over the years.

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


[Edged Weapons : Swords : British : 18th Century]

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I just got my Tiroler shooting badge in the mail today and it looks great, thank you.

K O, USA, 02.04.2015

Chris, got the buckle thanks and what a beauty, posted it on the forum already (war relics forum) I mod the buckle forum I have put a thanks to you on there with your site title so might drum up a bit of business for you :)

B E, UK, 13.12.2011

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