An 1885 pattern British cavalry trooper’s sword, and steel scabbard.
Acquired for the Triquetra Collection in 2013, purchased from a private collection.
Resources about this model
- Web article: Brief introduction to the British Pattern 1885 sword (Mark Cloke, PDF download)
- Forum thread: British 1885 Cavalry Sword (Gentleman’s Military Interest Club)
- Reference book: Brian Robson. Swords of the British Army: The Regulation Patterns 1788 to 1914. Revised edition. Naval and Military Press and National Army Museum, 2011.
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- Ben Davies
- Keith Farrell
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