1831 Pattern Victorian British Army General
Officer's Mameluke (sold)
A scarce, authentic 1831P Victorian British general's mameluke
sword with genuine ivory grip.
These swords are incredibly hard to source. Plenty of Indian made
reproductions abound, but not genuine ivory gripped Victorian general
officer's mamelukes like this one, made by Moore & Co of London.
OK, the etching on the blade is very feint to say the least, and
the ivory on one side of the grip near the knot hole is cracked,
as you have to expect with real ivory, and the scabbard may well
be a later replacement, but the sword is 100% authentic and in sound
condition. The 30 inch blade is form in the hilt, the ivory grip
My reference number is 738 (298). Full sized / further images available