Italian Cavalry Trooper's Sword

Accession Number REL/07202
Collection type Technology
Object type Edged weapon or club
Date made c 1900
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Italian Cavalry Trooper's Sword. The hilt has a heavy sheet steel guard with a tear drop cutout and a raised section for the thumb. The grip appears to be a hard rubber compound and the back strap is half flat, stamped G9509 and half rounded with checkering leading to a oval shaped domed pommel. The blued, slightly curved, pipe backed blade has a double edged spear point and stamped MA on the right ricasso.

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