"Light Cavalry Officer Saber"Light cavalry officer's saber, Consulate period
Silver guard with one branch, with medallion and german style cap, lozenge bar mumps
Grid ebony handle
Curved Solingen blade with a single hollow side, blued to the third, decorated with trophies gilded on the counter-guard side and the mention "Vive Napoléon Bonaparte" on the guard side in gold letters
Silver-plated brass scabbard with two bail bracelets, bearing a reinforcing end
This saber is in good condition, the blue and the gilding of the blade are still fresh. The scabbard retains much of its silver plating.