It's been around for years in the attic and I would love to find out where it's from. Thank you.

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    Name it? Er, Jim...call it Jim...Jim, the Cavalry Sabre. Nov 6, 2017 at 22:15
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    It would be useful if you could give dimensions. Nov 6, 2017 at 22:28
  • "It's been around for years in the attic." Why might it have historical significance. Is one of the users, perhaps a member of your family famous? Or at least was it "known" to have been used on a famous battle?
    – Tom Au
    Nov 7, 2017 at 0:48
  • Very similar to my Dad's air force saber....
    – MCW
    Nov 7, 2017 at 1:28
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    I agree with Lars, dimensions may be crucial to identify this item.
    – justCal
    Nov 7, 2017 at 18:26

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It looks like a cutlass or klewang to me. I can't see the actual length, but it seems too short for a cavalry sabre. Unless there were pony regiments somewhere. ;-)

Google on 'Dutch Marechaussee klewang'. They seem quite similar, but no fancy decorated blades, with a different point. Otherwise, very close.

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