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Made in London, this officer’s saber features a long, single-edged blade used for slashing. Dragoons, elite troops who could fight on either horseback or foot, typically carried sabers. This saber’s pommel is shaped like a lion, an ancient symbol of Great Britain.

Object Details

  • Saber (sword) and Scabbard
    Made by Dru Drury
    London, England
    Leather, Silver, Hemp
    Museum of the American Revolution (Benninghoff Collection)


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