Pattern 1796, Light Cavalry Officers sword, 15th Hussars
Pattern 1796, Light Cavalry Officers sword, 15th Hussars.Blade is curved and fullered with engraved decoration in the linear style typical of the period, the decoration includes floral designs, Trophies of Arms and, under the langet, the letters A.S.B.Steel stirrup guard with scalloped edged langets; leather covered grip with some double twisted wire binding remaining.Royal United Service Institute list states this was carried by Col Henry Lane, 15th Hussars, at the battle of Waterloo; the colonel assisted Sibourne in the building of the Waterloo Model; the letters A.S.B probably refer to the maker on account of their position.Associated with Napoleonic Wars, Waterloo (1815). Sword, cavalry officer, pattern 1796 Date: 1815
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WWI - Robbins of Dudley Trench Fighting Punch Dagger
'First World War Robbins of Dudley Trench Fighting Punch Dagger. A rare example, double edged blade with double central fuller leading into the cast alloy finger shaped grip with steel knuckle bow. The end of the grip stamped 'Robbins Dudley.' Housed in its original brown leather fitted scabbard with leather securing strap, brass stud and leather belt loop. Firearms & Equipment'
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