Offered is a 1908 Pattern British or Australian Army Troopers Cavalry sword the type famously used by the Australian Light Horsemen. The Sword features a 89cm long single edged blade with fuller. The blade is in very good condition, being clean and unsharpened, with only very light service wear. The ricasso is marked S. LTD (Sanderson Brothers & Neubold Limited) and manufacture dated March 1916.
The hilt is fitted with its original leather washer. The spine is marked for P08. It has the correct full bowl guard and thatched brown composite grip with thumb recess. It is complete with its steel scabbard, showing light service wear with fixed hanging rings, unit marked for 1st King's Dragoon Guards. The sword shows light use and manufactured in the 3rd year of the Great War, being one of the better condition cavalry swords we have seen in the last 30 years.
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The item "WW1 BRITISH OR AUSTRALIAN ARMY LIGHT HORSE 1908 PATTERN CAVALRY TROOPERS SWORD" is in sale since Thursday, September 14, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1914 - 1918 (WWI)".
The seller is "jb_military_antiques_14" and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.