A 1788 Light Cavalry Troopers Sword by Woolley. 41” overall, 36” curved blade with twin fullers engraved ‘Woolley Co’ on the back edge. Steel stirrup hilt with long double bar langets, ribbed wooden grip with fish skin cover, iron backstrap and turban roll pommel. In its original sheet steel scabbard with two brazed on suspension rings, engraved ‘Wooley & Co Birmingham’
A rare sword in very good condition.
See ‘The British Cavalry Sword 1788-1912’ by Richard Dellar, page 9.