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Old 29th November 2019, 08:59 PM   #1
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I have this sword in my collection. Please tell me what kind of sword it is ? And from what century ?
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Old 29th November 2019, 09:19 PM   #2
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Old 30th November 2019, 02:15 AM   #3
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I can only compare your sword to a hanger I have that is British circ 1790
The pommel has that extended tip or point facing downwards which is not typical of other swords.
I would say it's British and from the same 1790's period.
It also has a somewhat French appearance, some would say "Continental" type.
The grip has been replaced so we can't use that to identify.
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The downward facing langets are typical for French swords circa 1800. The knucklebow on yours is similar to Will's but it is closer to the so-called reverse P style that came out in 1798. My guess is French, circa 1790-1800 Pre-Napoleonic. Of course, I think I've seen Russian and Austrian swords with those same lozenge-shaped langets...
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This is probably a French light cavalry officers sabre of the Consulat or First Empire.
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