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1868 Pattern British Army Lance by Lantern Armouries

British Army Pattern Lance by lantern Armouries

This was the standard British Army lance issued from 1864 to Present day and during this period there has been 3 models with slight differences between them including the 1885 and finally the 1894. All were built to generally the same size of 9ft  long with a steel tip and Butt end with a Buff leather wrist strap.

The Lance saw active service in many parts of the world and famous campaigns, it was extremely successful and as a lance used from horseback was virtually impossible to improve upon. Used notably during the Anglo Zulu wars, Boer War,  India. Special lancer cavalry units were highly trained in using the lance which was used up to and during the early part of the First world war.


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British Army Pattern Lance by lantern Armouries

This was the standard British Army lance issued from 1864 to Present day and during this period there has been 3 models with slight differences between them including the 1885 and finally the 1894. All were built to generally the same size of 9ft  long with a steel tip and Butt end with a Buff leather wrist strap.

The Lance saw active service in many parts of the world and famous campaigns, it was extremely successful and as a lance used from horseback was virtually impossible to improve upon. Used notably during the Anglo Zulu wars, Boer War,  India. Special lancer cavalry units were highly trained in using the lance which was used up to and during the early part of the First world war.

  • Triangular section head has three blade edges for maximum penetration,
  • Shoe or butt is shaped to fit into a special carrying harness on the horse saddle.
  • Head and butt are both steel which have been nickle coated
  • Approximately 9 ft in length.wood pole 
  • Buff leather Wrist strap 
  • Brown Leather protection sleeve 18" long stitched onto lower section next to cavalryman's body
  • Diameter of pole at butt section approx 1 /12 " Butt section 7" long
  • Diameter of pole at Head section 1" approx and head 12 1/2" long 
  • Special threaded fitting near the centre so you can unscrew and transport the 9ft lance to events as it packs down to just under 5ft

Made By Craftsman using traditional Skills and tools for lantern Amouries

Weight: 2200 grams
Service: Army
Type: Dagger/Sword