A Very Rare 2nd Lifeguards Troopers Pattern 1848 Sword.
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46” overall, 39” broad straight single edged blade with wide fuller, engraved ‘Hamburger Rogers Co 30 King St, Cov Garden London’. Steel honeysuckle pattern bowl guard. Eared backstrap, brass domed pommel and shaped wooden grip with fish skin cover and twisted brass wire. In its iron scabbard with broad rounded bands with two suspension rings, engraved ‘2nd LG 2’.
A very rare sword in fine condition.
See ‘British Cavalry Sword 1788-1912’ by R Deller page 189-93.
Hamburger Rogers & Co 1840-1917 30 King Street Covent Garden.