French light cavalry officer saber pattern 1822

Articles par à Jan 25, 2018 dans Saber, Slider

French light cavalry officer saber pattern 1822

French light cavalry officer saber pattern 1822, modified 1882 (one single ring on scabbard).

Ciseled and golded brass mounting.

Short pommel engraved with laurel palms. The upper part of the main branch ornated with flowers and leaves.

The two secundary branchs basis, engraved on both sides with laurel designs.

The rear of the plate is deeply engraved with a large palm.

Wired black horn grip.

Curved white blade (93 cm), engraved on rear, with the Parisian maker « Backes » trade mark.

Steel scabbard with a single ring (some light rust spots and two little deeper marks on the middle part of the cutting edge side).

Need to be cleaned : a cleaning was already start on both pommel and grip but the main part of original gold plate seems to be still present under some light black deposit.

Price : 280 Euros.