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Object Title

Sword - Heavy Cavalry Sword

Sword - Heavy Cavalry Sword

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

IX.968 A

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Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

J.D. Morgan, 'The British heavy cavalry troopers pattern 1796 sword', Part 2, Classic Arms and Militaria, vol. 18, no. 2, March/April 2001, pp. 26-9, at pp. 26-7 - discussion of the variant pattern and of Shaw association.

Notes

For discussion of this variant of the pattern 1796 heavy cavalry and other examples, see entry for IX.1282 (under Notes).

Thumbnail image of Pattern 1796 heavy cavalry sword and scabbard, early 19th century, Britain (IX.968)
Thumbnail image of Pattern 1796 heavy cavalry sword and scabbard, early 19th century, Britain (IX.968)
Thumbnail image of Pattern 1796 heavy cavalry sword and scabbard, early 19th century, Britain (IX.968)
Thumbnail image of Sword - Heavy Cavalry Sword Pattern 1796 Heavy Cavalry sword