London, South Kensington
18 June 2009
A RARE BRITISH HEAVY CAVALRY TROOPER'S REGULATION SWORD
Of the type later adopted as the pattern of 1788, with fullered straight blade with double-edged point, the base with several marks including Ordnance arrow, slotted iron basket-guard of plano-convex bars, characteristic elongated pommel, and original grip bound with silver wire.
34in (86.3cm) blade
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