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British Infantry Swords & the Royal Navy Boarding Cutlass of the the early to mid 1800s

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If you enjoy this website, and would like to see it remain open, please purchase Kate Tattersall Adventures in China. As standing armies formed, gentlemen outfitted themselves with whatever weapons they preferred and could afford. The rank and file were provided with arms and uniforms by their parent regiment, often …

British Cavalry Sabres of the early to mid 1800s

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If you enjoy this website, and would like it to remain open, please make a donation to Kate Tattersall Adventures. Click here. The development of cavalry sabres had a great effect on the uniforms worn by the armies of the 18th and 19th centuries. The stiff headdresses, neck stocks, reinforced …