'From the field of Waterloo?'
—the dating of French cavalry sabres
Author: Wilcock, Paul
Source: Arms & Armour, Volume 1, Number 1, April 2004 , pp. 69-74(6)
Publisher: Maney Publishing
Abstract:The collecting of French cavalry sabres has becoming increasingly popular in the UK. This article seeks to explore some of the issues surrounding the identification, manufacture and origin of these swords and illustrate some of the more interesting anomalies for the collector to be aware of.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Director of Student Services and part-time lecturer in the Department of History, University of Huddersfield
Publication date: 2004-04-01