A Rare 2nd Life Guards Officers Continental Hilt Sword 1834 Pattern.
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44” overall, 37” Prosser style blade with hatchet point, etched with a maker's panel for ‘Hamburger, Rogers & Co’, regulation brass hilt with D-shaped knuckle guard supported by three scrolling side bars, the stool decorated with a flaming grenade, ornate stepped pommel, wire bound fish skin grip. Contained in its brass mounted steel scabbard.
A very hard to find sword in very good condition.
See British Cavalry Sword 1788-1912 by Richard Deller pages 207 to 210.