1796 Light Cavalry British Officer Sword
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This type of Light Cavalry British Officer Sword was the one use by the British in Canada during the early 19th century. The 1796 light cavalry sword was a weapon designed for slashing. It was the main weapon of British light cavalry units throughout the Napoleonic Wars, and saw service in Canada with both British Light Dragoon regiments and Canadian militia.
This style has a beautiful copper hand guard curved down the handle and its wrapped with brass wiring over leather. The blade is handmade carbon steel with the scabbard being the traditional metal scabbard with hanging rings on it. These pieces are limited production so hurry while supply lasts.
Overall length is 41.5″ while the blade measures 34″. The handle measure's 6″.