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United Kingdom - 19th century - LONDON - Cavalry - PALASH - Sabre

United Kingdom - 19th century - LONDON - Cavalry - PALASH - Sabre

Historical context:

Victoria married her cousin Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1840. Her reign of 63 years and seven months is the second longest in the history of the United Kingdom after that of Elizabeth II.



Total length: 102 cm

Length without sheath: 100 cm

Blade length: 85 cm

Grip length: 15 cm

Blade width: 2.15 cm



Description:

Superb British officer’s sword/palash. The handle is very solid with a superbly decorated guard, with the presence of the monogram of King George IV (?) The blade is in superb condition and has many engravings: ‘coat of arms of the hunters of the British Empire (?), monogram of Queen Victoria’' as well as the manufacturer ‘PROVED T’ The sheath is made of wood covered with leather, faded because of time, presence of the remnants of the strap on the hilt. Ray skin grip with filigree!

Very rare and 100% original!

Country of manufacture United Kingdom
Year of manufacture 19th century
Manufacturer/ Maker LONDON
Model Cavalry
Sub-type PALASH
Weapon type Sabre
Condition Good
Material Leather, ray skin, Steel (stainless)
Barrel/ blade length 85 cm
Blade width 2.15 cm
Overall Length 102 cm
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