FRENCH 1822 LIGHT CAVALRY TROOPERS SWORD

Stock Ref: AST 1809

An excellent well marked example dating from 1896 with matching scabbard numbers.

92.5cm (36.5”) curved blade with hatchet point. Broad central fuller to within 6.5” of the tip with narrow fuller along the flat back. The blade is stamped on one side with manufacture and inspection marks CC and on the back with the makers mark and date. The blade has been factory sharpened.

Brass three bar hilt stamped with 165 and makers/inspection marks, with oval guard, and helmet shaped pommel Brass wire bound leather grip.

Maker: Mre. d’Armes de Chatt Avril 1896 Cav’rie. Lre. Mle 1822

Dated: April 1896

Steel scabbard with single loose ring, numbered 195 and maker/inspection marks near top

The sword and scabbard are in an as new condition. The blade is in excellent order with no rust or staining. The guard and grip are as new and the wire bindings are intact. The scabbard has minor staining but no dents.

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£575.00