1827 Pattern 1850's British Naval Officer's
A scarce 1850's British naval officer's sword and scabbard, in
good overall condition.
Circa 1857 to 1860, a scarce British naval sword with a curved
fullered blade, reinforced suspension ring scabbard and early folding
guard with no locking pin mechanism. Made by Fraser and Davis of
Portsmouth, this is a fighting as much as a dress sword.
The blackened (patina) 31 inch blade with early style etching still
clear is firm in the hilt. The folding guard is in good order. The
fishskin is grubby but still good, as are the twisted grip wire
bindings. Sheathes well into its gilt fittings and black leather
scabbard, with reinforced suspension mounts. A very good example
of a sword when Britannia well and truly ruled the waves. Further
/ full sized pictures available upon request. My item reference
number is 694 (253).