An Officers 1796 Light Cavalry Sword.
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37 ½” overall, 33” curved fullered blade with maker’s stamp of ‘Harry Gill Birmingham’ on the spine. Regulation stirrup shaped hilt with ribbed leather covered grip but no ears. In its original iron scabbard with two suspension rings
Sword and scabbard in good condition. Lacking grip wire.
Harry Gill of the Gill family of sword cutlers traded as Harry Gill & Co, 6 Prince Street, Leicester Sq, from 1813-17.