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Old 23rd November 2017, 05:06 PM   #2
Jim McDougall
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Wayne, this looks like one of the sabres produced in England for the armies of Indian states during the Raj, as well as for the Native regiments of the British Army . 1850s to 1918.
With these the hilts of the M1821 were made with the M1796 blades (favored by Indian warriors) and produced by Mole, Wilkinson and others. Most of them I have seen are c. 1880s, and used well into 20th c.
They were known in Wilkinson records as Paget pattern.
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