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Militaria and Sporting Arms / British Pattern 1796 Infantry Officer's Sword and Scabbard

Lot 1033
British Pattern 1796 Infantry Officer's Sword and Scabbard
Late 18th century
19 – 29 September 2022, 12:00 EDT
Skinner Marlborough

Sold for US$940 inc. premium

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British Pattern 1796 Infantry Officer's Sword and Scabbard
Late 18th century

Gilded brass hilt with bilobate counter-guard, faceted pommel with foliate decoration, twisted wire covered grip, and sword knot; straight single-edge blade with false edge at the tip, single wide fuller, the upper portion of the blade with bluing, etched and gilded foliate, British coat of arms, and panoply of arms decoration, marked "OSBORNS" and "WARRANTED"; dark brown leather scabbard with tooled line and rosette decoration, and gilded brass mounts.
Blade lg. 32, overall lg. 38 1/2 in.

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