18th/19th Century Heavy Cavalry Horseman’s Sword

£595.00

Antique horseman’s sword.

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Interesting antique composite heavy cavalry horseman’s sword.  Comprising a large iron basket hilt with multi-bars, ovoid pommel and original wooden grip.  A stirrup of Spanish type has been added to the base of the hilt to form a guard.  The blade is of backsword type.  The hilt was probably assembled in the 18th/19th Century by a local blacksmith and added to a contemporary blade – could have been produced during a  period of emergency e.g war.  Blade length is 32.5 (39 inches overall).

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