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British 1853 Cavalry Sabre by Lantern Amouries ( black marks on sword)

 British 1853 Light Cavalry Sabre by Lantern Amouries

The British cavalry sabre was the first universal cavalry sword to replace both heavy and light sabres It was first used by half of the light brigade in the famous charge in the Crimea 1854 the other regiments were still issued with the 1821 model.

Lantern Armouries British Cavalry Sabre 1853 which is handmade by Swordsmith's using traditional craftsman methods making this the correct weight and balance with all the features of the originals including:

  • Polished blade with period makers mark John Harvey Birmingham
  • Stamped with period maker John Harvey on scabbard
  • 3 bar handle with leather grip and steel rivets
  • Correct balance of sword  
  • Blade length: 35 1/2 inches ( 89.5 cms)
  • Blade type: Slightly curved, flat back, single edged till the last 9"
  • Scabbard: steel with two loose hanging rings
  • Sabre and scabbard weight 1900 grams


The charge was made by the Light Brigade of the British cavalry, which consisted of the 4th and 13th Light dragoons, 17th Lancers plus the 8th and 11th Hussars, led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854, in the Crimean War. Lord Raglan overall commander of the British forces, had intended to send the Light Brigade to pursue and harry a retreating Russian Artillery battery a task well-suited to light cavalry. However, due to miscommunication in the chain of command the Light Brigade was instead sent on frontal assault against a different artillery battery, one well-prepared with excellent fields of defensive fire.


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 British 1853 Light Cavalry Sabre by Lantern Amouries

The British cavalry sabre was the first universal cavalry sword to replace both heavy and light sabres It was first used by half of the light brigade in the famous charge in the Crimea 1854 the other regiments were still issued with the 1821 model.

There are some very small black marks on eikther the scabbard or the sword and so are reduced in price

Lantern Armouries British Cavalry Sabre 1853 which is handmade by Swordsmith's using traditional craftsman methods making this the correct weight and balance with all the features of the originals including:

  • Polished blade with period makers mark John Harvey Birmingham
  • Stamped with period maker John Harvey on scabbard
  • 3 bar handle with leather grip and steel rivets
  • Correct balance of sword  
  • Blade length: 35 1/2 inches ( 89.5 cms)
  • Blade type: Slightly curved, flat back, single edged till the last 9"
  • Scabbard: steel with two loose hanging rings
  • Sabre and scabbard weight 1900 grams

 

The charge was made by the Light Brigade of the British cavalry, which consisted of the 4th and 13th Light dragoons, 17th Lancers plus the 8th and 11th Hussars, led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854, in the Crimean War. Lord Raglan overall commander of the British forces, had intended to send the Light Brigade to pursue and harry a retreating Russian Artillery battery a task well-suited to light cavalry. However, due to miscommunication in the chain of command the Light Brigade was instead sent on frontal assault against a different artillery battery, one well-prepared with excellent fields of defensive fire.

Brand: Lantern Armouries
Weight: 2050 grams
Service: Army
Type: Dagger/Sword

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