A 1796 Pattern Light Cavalry Troopers Sword.
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38” overall, 32” curved fullered blade, engraved ‘T Craven’ on the spine, stamped with a crowned ‘4’, steel regulation stirrup hilt with lancets, lobed rear quill, knuckle guard pierced for a sword knot, ribbed leather covered grip. In its original steel scabbard with two suspension rings.
Blade good, hilt and scabbard with some old pitting and original black paint.
Thomas Craven Birmingham 1798-1803.