An 1890 pattern trooper’s sword
An 1890 pattern trooper’s sword of the 3rd Dragoon Guards. The regulation blade is struck with /90 on the back edge together with extensive inspection and issue stamps, the tip is rounded for drill purposes. Regulation steel hilt stamped “3DG” with rack numbers (all erased), and fitted with 2 piece chequered leather grips. A clean example with good patina.
Blade length 33¼” (84.6cms) Overall length 38¾” (98.5cms)