Edged Weapons

1788 Pattern Heavy Cavalry sword regimentally marked to the 1st Kings Dragoon Guards

99.5cm blade maker marked on back edge by J J Runkel & Co Sohlingen engraved on each side with a crown GR cypher and the Royal Motto and KDG within a starburst, regulation steel multi-barred hilt with fish skin covered grip (wire missing) in its re-leathered scabbard retaining its original steel locket with frog hook and chape.

Ex Richard Dellar Collection. Accompanied by an article entitled "The British Pattern 1788 Heavy Cavalry Sword" by Richard Dellar which goes into a detailed investigation and identification of this pattern of sword detailing this sword in the article.


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