A 1788 Light Cavalry Trooper’s Sword by Woolley. 38 ½” overall, 33 ½” curved blade with twin fullers engraved ‘Woolley ’ on the back edge. Steel stirrup hilt with long double bar langets, ribbed wooden grip with black leather cover, iron backstrap and turban roll pommel. In its original sheet steel scabbard.
A rare sword in worn and polished condition.
See ‘The British Cavalry Sword 1788-1912 ‘by Richard Dellar, page 9.