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British Light Cavalry Sabre - 1796 Pattern

£154.17
British Light Cavalry Sabre - 1796 Pattern
SKU: US-S-133

Availability: In stock

Excl. Tax: £154.17 Incl. Tax: £185.00
Excl. Tax: £154.17 Incl. Tax: £185.00

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British Light Cavalry Sabre - 1796 Pattern

Famed for its use by Britain’s Light Dragoons and Hussars during the Peninsular War and Waterloo, this sword was also supplied to the Prussian Cavalry in great numbers and even found favour in the USA.

This design was suggested for British service by cavalry officer John Gaspard Le Marchant, who believed cavalry swords should be light and have a curved, slashing blade.

The long curved blade has been forged from EN9 steel and has been well tempered.

Additional Info

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Specification

Total length: 96 cm
Blade length: 83 cm
Grip length:  9.5 cm
Weight: 1.078 kg
Blade thickness (base):  6 mm
Blade thickness (CoP): 
Blade width (base):  3.4 cm
Blade width (CoP): 
Point of Balance (PoB): 22 cm
Center of Percussion (CoP):   

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Outstanding reproduction for the price.Review by Andrew
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Outstanding reproduction for the price. Nice solid feel. I just love the business like design of this classic weapon. I understand the French considered this weapon barbaric because of the type of slashing rather than thrusting wounds it caused. Delivery to NZ was super fast. Very happy purchaser. (Posted on 19/08/2016)

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