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1796 pattern Heavy Cavalry Officer's Dress Sword

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A 1796 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Officer's Dress sword, made from 1796-1821. Assuming that this sword and the sword in my previous topic (Celtic-Hilted Heavy Cavalry Sword) would have belonged to an officer in the heavy cavalry 1814-1821 (Horse Guards, Life Guards, Dragoon Guards, 1st - 6th Dragoons). There are family members that served in the right regiments, but a couple of decades after these patterns were superseded. Would they have used these pattern swords at all? We are assuming they were just collected, as the years don't match the service years. 

 

Any thoughts are of interest!

 

 

 

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