Lot 136

A British 1796 pattern infantry officer’s sword (spadroon) with a blue and gilt blade, with a lot of the decoration remaining, of 32 inches (81cm). Brass hilt with wooden grip (lacking wire covering now), featuring a folding inner ‘drop’. The fixed half of the double-shell guard is engraved, “Honorary Reward, Cadet Company, Barraset 17th April 1811, H. B. Henderson, Cadet.” With it’s brass-mounted leather scabbard. (1)

Estimate: £600-£800