A Presentation 1821 Pattern Light Cavalry Officer's Sword
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A Presentation 1821 Pattern Light Cavalry Officer's Sword
Sold for £437 (US$ 734) inc. premium
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A Presentation 1821 Pattern Light Cavalry Officer's Sword
88cm blade by Reeves, Maker, Toledo Works, Birmingham, etched with foliage, stands of arms, crowned VR cypher, and presentation inscription, regulation steel three bar hilt, wire bound fish skin covered grip, in its steel scabbard, two suspension rings.

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  • The inscription reads: Presented to Private Joseph Marsh by the Lieut.Coll. Earl Fitzwilliam and the Officer's of the 1st W.Y.Y. Cavalry as the best swordsman in Capt Athorpe's (K. or Kiveton) Troop. Doncaster, May 26th 1859.
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