Napoleonic French Cavalry Saber

Napoleonic French Cavalry Saber

French Sabre d'Officier de Cavalerie Legere ou de Chasseur (light cavalry officer's sabre)…Napoleonic French Cavalry Saber with engraved blade that was originally blued…The maker's name is engraved on the ricasso and appears to be S & L…A classic cavalry sword from the First Empire period…The original wooden grip has been preserved and carefully replaced and restored and the scabbard throat is now missing…This style sword was carried by light cavalry regiments throughout the Napoleonic Wars…Some sources reference the large brass mounts on the scabbard as indicating ownership by an officer of the Imperial Guard.

$1,095.00

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Napoleonic French Cavalry Saber…A classic cavalry sword from the First Empire period with etched blade and with the maker engraved on the ricasso…The original wooden grip has been preserved and carefully replaced and restored. The scabbard throat is also missing