MODEL 1882 FRENCH LIGHT CAVALRY SWORD
French cavalry trooper sabre model 1882
The blade is stamped with on back with Mfture d'armes de Chatellereault Juillet 1884 Cav Legere Mle 1882 (pics are badly taken) and poincons on ricasso (hidden by the leather washer) that are for controller 1st class F.L. Sprenger (24/06/1879 to 11/06/1885), controller 2nd class J.M. Brenier (16/09/1874 to 11/07/1889) and director P.A.S. Duban (19/02/1883 to 24/10/1887).
Hilt is marked with the poincons of Duban and Brenier + M.P. Chouard (main controller from 20/04/1874 to 29/12/1887).
Condition is good for its age with only the wire wrap to the handle missing.