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Re: 1812 Odd question re: swords

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  • Scott Hughes
    John It was carried on a white buff belt, two straps come off the left side of the belt to attached to rings on the sword scabbard. Scott Hughes 14th Light
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 8, 2012
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      John
      It was carried on a white buff belt, two straps come off the left side of the belt to attached to rings on the sword scabbard.

      Scott Hughes
      14th Light Dragoons





      -----Original Message-----
      From: John Ogden <johnjogden@...>
      To: warof1812 <WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 7:08 am
      Subject: 1812 Odd question re: swords





      All,

      Pardon my ignorance here, but can anyone tell me how a British 1796 pattern
      Light cavalry saber might have been carried? Was it worn on a waist belt,
      on a baldric or attached to the saddle? Can anyone point me towards images
      here?

      --
      John J. Ogden

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    • John Ogden
      Thank you. Anyone have any thoughts on the repro offered by Cold Steel?
      Message 2 of 4 , Jul 8, 2012
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        Thank you. Anyone have any thoughts on the repro offered by Cold Steel?
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