The iconic sword of the Napoleonic Wars, British Cut & Thrust Weapons #33. Gilt hilt with double thickened edge shell guards, the left folding. Faceted urn form pommel and silver sheet simulating wire wrap grip (small losses). 31 3/8” broad fullered spadroon form blade decorated with crowned GR cipher, arms of England, foliage, mostly obscured by gray patina and scattered minor pitting. The blade of good fighting weight. Hilt with remnants of fire gilt (gold) surface remaining.