A Light Cavalry Officer’s sword with 17th century blade

Stock Code: 8010

A Light Cavalry Officer’s sword with 17th century blade 39” overall. 33” double edged blade with single broad fuller with running wolves mark and to both sides and Andrea X FEAA. Engraved “10th Hussars” and “E A Wood” in a ribbon. Honeysuckle hilt with chequered pommel and back strap. Fish skin grip with twisted silver wire. In its original scabbard with two suspension rings. Sword blade circa1650-1700, mounted as a Light Cavalry sword

circa1860

 Edward Alexander Wood commissioned 10th Light Dragoons 1858, Colonel November 1883, served in the Afhgan war of 1878/79 and on the Sudan Expedition 1884 in command of the 10th Hussars.

Sold with extensive research and a photo of Major General E A Wood CBE taken in 1896.

Very uncommon use of an early blade in a 19th century hilt. Blade, hilt and grip in good condition, scabbard with minor knocks

 

Delivery cost: Free within the UK via Interlink next day delivery, Rest of the world free via Parcelforce.

Price: £1,295.00

Available: No