Arms and Armour Online Auction

June 23, 2011

LOT 30

Lot 30

English 1796 Pattern Heavy Trooper’s Sword

English 1796 Pattern Heavy Trooper’s Sword
Lot 30 Details
English 1796 Pattern Heavy Trooper’s Sword

with plain regulation blade signed on the rib 'Osborn & Gunby', the 34 1/2 in. fullered blade stamped with ordnance mark at the forte on one side, regulation steel hilt with langets, in steel scabbard engraved A/58 on locket
length 41.5" — 105.4 cm.

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $1,320
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Property from the collection of Harrison M. Scheak, Toronto


lacquered all over

LOT 30

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.