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    Thanks for the info Maxime Cheers Graham

    Thanks for the info Maxime
    Cheers
    Graham
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    Thanks for the info Maxime I checked the sword...

    Thanks for the info Maxime
    I checked the sword thoroughly for markings, and I could find no foreign mark's, only French ones on the hilt, there are no marks on the blade other than the spine...
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    Hi Will I've just gone on holiday and will post...

    Hi Will
    I've just gone on holiday and will post some photos when I get back.
    Cheers
    Graham
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    French 1822 Light Cavalry Sabre

    Hi All
    Just picked up an example of the above sabre. After researching it I'm certain that it was made for export to other countries and not for the French army. The weapon in question was made at...
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    General and Staff Officers sword

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    I wonder if anybody can give me any information on a sword I bought at the weekend. It's an 1822 patt General and Staff Officers sword with a fold down hilt presumably made before 1854. I...
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    Hi Juan Yes you're right, there are signs of a...

    Hi Juan
    Yes you're right, there are signs of a backstrap on the grip, but I still think it's from another sword. I believe the sword is the 1826 Bavarian pattern Cavalry/Artillery sabre, from what...
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    Thanks Dale Cheers Graham

    Thanks Dale

    Cheers
    Graham
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    Hi Dale Here is a picture of the inscription. To...

    Hi Dale
    Here is a picture of the inscription. To be honest I know an engineer who might be able to make me a backstrap for the sword now I know what it looks like, thanks for the photos. The main...
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    Hi Dale The sword is full sized and has been...

    Hi Dale
    The sword is full sized and has been service sharpened, the monarchs cypher is on the blade.
    It's interesting that you should mention private purchase, as there is an inscription on the...
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    Rough Bavarian Sabre

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    Can anybody give me any advice about this sabre, as you can see it's missing it's backstrap and original grip. Can this sword be restored, if so, is it worth it worth doing, personally I'd...
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    Thanks Ben & Will Your help is appreciated ...

    Thanks Ben & Will
    Your help is appreciated

    Cheers
    Graham
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    Hi Will Managed to upload s photo, hope this...

    Hi Will
    Managed to upload s photo, hope this helps

    Cheers
    Graham
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    Hi Will The grip is the standard fish skin type,...

    Hi Will
    The grip is the standard fish skin type, the skin appears to be real rather than faux, the grip wire is there but loose. The makers name is Mole. The blade has been service sharpened and has...
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    Hi Ben Yes photos would be better, but can't...

    Hi Ben
    Yes photos would be better, but can't work out how to post them from my mobile. Anyway it appears to be a standard officers sword, the GR monogram is the normal European one, it has the...
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    1912 Cavalry Officers Sword

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    Just a quick question, are all 1912 Patterns plated. I have one made by Mole which shows no sign whatsoever of plating. I would have thought if it had been, there would be small bits of it...
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    Thanks Will

    Thanks Will
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    Hi Will I have tried to post photos but...

    Hi Will
    I have tried to post photos but apparently my file is too big for the forum. I'm at a loss to know what to do.
    Cheers
    Grahan
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    1821 Light Cavalry Sabre

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    1821 Light Cavalry Sabre

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    I was recently given this sword by a friend who found it in a skip, when it was given to me I assumed that it is an Officers 1821 LC sabre.
    After closer inspection i'm not sure that it is an...
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