online Militaria dealer - Antique-Militaria [UK]
magnify icon Search militaria Medals - Arms - Militaria
Home icon Antique Militaria Home Cart icon Cart Checkout icon Checkout about us icon About us for the SEs and the curious Site map Telephone icon Contact us People shaking hands icon Customer comments | Help
Title Light Dragoon officer's levee sword
Nationality British
Period c 1780
 (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]


I receive[d] the parcel today and am very happy with the swords.

Many thanks again and look forward to doing business with you again,

A M, UK, 22.10.2012

The bayonet arrived safely this morning, it's excellent and exactly what I've been looking for, I'm very pleased with it! ... I've bookmarked your site and will keep a regular check to see what you have.

S A, UK, 05.01.2006