1740 Pattern English Infantry Hanger / Sword,
In overall good but aged condition, a rare 1740 Pattern (Battle
of Culloden era) English Infantry Hanger / Sword.
This sword has decommissioning marks (double crow's foot / broad
arrow), a solid period repair (at one time, the blade was broken),
and several nicks to the cutting edge. It seems clear this sword
was actually used in battle, perhaps against the Jacobites, perhaps
The 27 7/8 inch blade is sound condition; the point has been rounded
down which would have been done when the sword was decommissioned.
Blade a little loose in the hilt, as is the grip. The grip has lost
its original grip leather but is sound and has grip wire, but this
may not be original. Hilt is overall good, the quillon with a further
We have seriously under-priced this sword at just £350. Please
quote item reference R07. Further / full sized images upon request.
Box 0471-1m (1.568).