Lot 46: English Cavalry Officers Basket Hilt Backsword c.1760-70
December 5, 2016
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: English Cavalry Officers Basket Hilt Backsword c.1760-70, broad single edge blade cut with 2 fullers, etched with crowned GR, trophy of arms, and on the back edge SOHLINGEN, iron basket hilt comprising 3 scrolling bars, swollen quillon, compressed whorled pommel, later wire bound leather covered grip. Blade 86cms. Good un-touched condition, 3 section of rear bar missing from hilt.