Antique 19th century Pre Napoleonic Sword French Cavalry Sabre
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Antique pre Napoleonic French cavalry officers sword de Chasseurs a Cheval pattern 1788-1795. Details: A two-bar brass hilt with an Attack guard and a swivelling secondary bar, both bars are pierced and scalloped, retaining its original copper wire bound wooden grip with a rectangular section helmet pommel. A slightly curved single edged blade cut with a broad full-length fuller and a slender fuller along the back-edge. This particular model of saber, with many variations, was used through the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars by the French Cavalry.
REFERENCES: 1) Les Armes Blamches De La Revolution by JEAN-Pierre Martin. 2). Des Sabres Et Des Epees by Michel Petard, Tome premier. MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 88 cm (34 5/8 inches).
CONDITION: The sword is in very good condition overall considering its age, which is over 200 years old.
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