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WATERLOO MUSEUM 51st LIGHT INFANTRY OFFICERS SABRE

A SCARCE NAPOLEONIC GEORGIAN OFFERS SABRE OF THE 51st LIGHT INFANTRY (YORKSHIRE) HAVING A BRASS STIRRUP HILT WITH STRUNG BUGLE HORN ON ONE LANGET AND A ROSE ON THE OTHER – LEATHER COVERED WOOD GRIP (worn with small section missing from pommel end) TRACES OF GILT REMAINING
THERE ARE THE REMAINS OF A RED STRIPED GOLDWIRE KNOTT AND
THE CURVED BLADE OF FLAT WEDGE SECTION TYPICAL OF LIGHT INFANTRY / FLANK & RIFLE BRIGADE OFFICERS SABRES IS IN CLEAN CONDITION
RETAINING A PART LABEL FROM THE JEANNE SULLY COLLECTION WHO PURCHASED MANY RELICS FROM THE SALE OF THE COTTON COLLECTION IN 1909 WHICH READS :- Sabre anglaise – – – – – – – – officiers 51st – – – – – – – – – de bataille – – – – – – – – – AND THE HILT BUGLE AND ROSE CERTAINLY CONFIRMS THIS
ON DISPLAY IN THE BROADSTAIRS WATERLOO MUSEUM COLLECTION FROM 1987 UNTILL 1999 AND HAS BEEN IN STORAGE SINCE
PLEASING PATINA OVERALL

ALL REASONABLE OFFERS WILL BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION – – – – – – – – UK POSTAGE £17

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