Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref no 7057. A scarce Waterloo era British 1796 pattern Light Cavalry sabre, dating from the time of the Napoleonic campaigns, complete in its original steel scabbard. This sword has engraved regimental markings on the Scabbard; 16 LD on one side and the makers mark engraved to the other side in a cartouche (now unclear). Many famous British cavalry regiments saw action during the Peninsular campaigns under The Duke of Wellington including the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815. Wide curved engraved blade dated 1801. The blade engraved with the British Royal coat-of arms, crown GR, a mounted hussar with sabre drawn and the name R.B. COOTER. (Possibly the original owners name?) , Wire bound ribbed wooden grip. The langets are also engraved 16 LD to one side. Overall length 39 inches. Reasonably good untouched condition showing minor signs of genuine wear and use. A very scarce and difficult to find genuine Waterloo era Light cavalry sabre still retaining its original scabbard with engraved unit markings. Ref 7057.
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