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Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2022, 09:42 PM
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Posted By Radboud
Thank you. Good on you. At the end of...

Thank you.



Good on you. At the end of the day, this is all that matters. So much more than the opinion of some random on the internet.
Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2022, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Radboud
This last sword is not a British 1796 Pattern...

This last sword is not a British 1796 Pattern Light Cavalry.

It is a Dutch m1813 No.1 Light Cavalry Troopers sabre, and nicely illustrates the problem with other nations use of this sword type....
Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2022, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Radboud
2. Officers 1796 Pattern light cavalry by Osborn...

2. Officers 1796 Pattern light cavalry by Osborn dating to before 1800:

This a stouter sword, that weighs 900 grams, the blade width at the ricasso is 35mm, pinches in to 33mm in the middle before...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Radboud
Unfortunately I only have two 1796 LCs to show...

Unfortunately I only have two 1796 LCs to show you what I mean, and forum rules prevent the posting of photos from Auctions and dealer sites.

But hopefully these will help give an impression.
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Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2022, 07:54 PM
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Posted By Radboud
Thanks, photos can be deceiving when trying to...

Thanks, photos can be deceiving when trying to gauge proportions and it looked small. 5 inches is an appropriate outside grip length.

Without wanting to be malicious my concerns with this sword...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2022, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Radboud
Thanks for the additional photos, is there any...

Thanks for the additional photos, is there any leather remaining on the grip? Also what is the length of the grip?
Forum: European Armoury 20th January 2022, 07:59 PM
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Posted By Radboud
British 1796 LC sabres with regimental/troop/rack...

British 1796 LC sabres with regimental/troop/rack numbers are significantly less commonly found than those without. Normally such numbers indicate foreign service, for example, with the Kingdom of...
Forum: European Armoury 19th January 2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Radboud
I donít think either of these swords are British....

I donít think either of these swords are British.

The top one isnít a 1796 LC in any case. The blade shape is wrong, the ricasso too large, the guard too thick and itís missing the langetsÖ to...
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