1796 British Light Cavalry Sabre


A rare British 1796 pattern private purchase officers cavalry sabre.




A good rare 1796 pattern British officers private purchase light cavalry sabre. Thirty eight inches overall with a thirty three inch curved sabre blade of regulation form, signed Runkel Solingen. The hilt of unusual form having the sword knot slot in the guard and not in the knuckle bow. The steel scabbard with pitting, ware and some splits but is original to the sword.