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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
    1778-1779
    Leather, Silver, Hemp
    Museum of the American Revolution (Benninghoff Collection)
    2007.00.0022

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British Musket
 

British Musket

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British Gorget

This silver gorget was made in England in 1775-1776 for an officer of the British Army’s 60th or Royal American Regiment.
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