A Fine Pipe Back 1796 Staff Officers Sword. 39” overall, 34 ¼” blade, pipe backed with spear point etched ‘Gill’s Warranted’ . Gilt D shaped knuckle bow with elongated pommel, fish skin grip with gilt twisted wire. In its leather and gilt brass scabbard, top mount engraved ‘Cullum Sword Cutler to His Majesty Charring Cross London’.
A fine and rare sword in good condition. Most polish to blade and nearly all gilt remaining.
See The British Cavalry Sword 1788-1912 by Richard Deller Chapter 9