Tag Archives: war of 1812

Follow-up: 1796-Pattern American Saber

We’ve received a number of questions regarding the American “War of 1812” saber we described in a previous posting.

Several inquiries touched on the valuation of a weapon like this.

We dug up a few references… Continue reading

Weapons: The 1796 Light Cavalry Saber in the War of 1812

For Americans, the year 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.

What kind of edged-weapons gear and literature can we dig up from this period? Continue reading