An 1899 pattern cavalry trooper's sword.
An 1899 pattern cavalry trooper's sword. The regulation polished blade with extensive government inspectors' and issue stamps. The regulation guard is stamped for the 7th Dragoon Guards (erased) two piece rivetted and chequered black leather grips. Contained in its steel scabbard with original khaki paint, and stamped for the 2nd Dragoon Guards and R.H.A (both erased). The blade retains most original polish, and has been shortened for drill purposes.
Blade length 32¼" (82cms) Overall length including scabbard 41½" (105.5cms)