1796 Pattern sword, ivory grip usually associated with General or Staff Officers, lion back strap, stirrup hilt, langets engraved with owners name "J.Gagen", blue and gilt blade, maker Woolley & Deakin & Co in oval, 1801-1810 Royal Arms, the other side Stand of Arms and Crowned GR cyphir, scabbard gilt brass mounts, top locket with frog stud and engraved with retailers name " Salter Sword Cutler & Jeweller 35 Strand", scabbard leather with much original surface finish.Sword never fitted with sling rings only used with a frog. Blade 710mm.
Salter active 35 Strand 1801-1824. Woolley & Deakin & Co trading under this name 1805-1806.
A fine sword. Much original gilt to brass, excellent blade with bright blue and gilt, scabbard with much original finish,minor service dinges to mounts, couple of chips to ivory hilt filled.