An East India Company mameluke-hilted saber for the Bombay Light Cavalry
Lot 3081
An East India Company mameluke-hilted saber for the Bombay Light Cavalry
Sold for US$ 643 inc. premium
Lot Details
An East India Company mameluke-hilted saber for the Bombay Light Cavalry
circa 1830
Curved 30 inch blade with 11 inch panel etched with East India Company Lion, regimental title, crossed lances, florals and maker's markings for Prosser of London. Steel-mounted mameluke hilt, the gripscales of horn. Black-painted iron scabbard.
Condition: Blade chemically cleaned and showing wear to markings. Hilt cleaned to bright steel and showing some light pitting. Scabbard repainted.
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