Object Title

Sword and scabbard - Pattern 1796 Light Cavalry Trooper's sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard - Pattern 1796 Light Cavalry Trooper's sword and scabbard

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

IX.249

Physical Description

Stirrup-hilt with curved knuckle-guard; combined pommel and backpiece with ears; rear quillon turned towards the blade. Broad, curved blade with shallow fuller.
Langets missing.

Techniques

Forged

Materials

Dimensions

SwordBlade length825 mm
SwordOverall length952 mm
SwordWeight963 g
ScabbardOverall length866 mm
ScabbardWeight1105 g

Inscriptions and Marks

H 2Blade

Associations

Bibliographic References

E.S. Troldhuus, 'En studie over Sabel Model 1796 for Light Cavalry, 'Bl³chersablen samt variantur', Vaabenhistoriske Aab°ger, No. 47, 199, pp. 51-131, at p. 61 (iilus.).