WW2 / George VI Royal Engineers Officer's
Sword, Wilkinson, sold
In very good condition, a WW2 Era British Royal Engineers Officer's
Sword marked to retailer R Groves, whose swords were made by Wilkinson.
Complete with all weather bag, the high quality etching says it
all, a Wilkinson made sword; records confirm Wilkinson made swords
for R Groves. This one etched "R Groves, 96 Wellington Street,
The 32 1/4 inch blade is in very good condition with fairly minimal
wear, scuffing and patina, plus firm in the hilt. The hilt very
good, some small plating bubble loss to one area, more to the back
piece and pommel, but overall good. The grip also in good condition.
Leather field scabbard in good condition. The sword sheathes and
draws well. Complete with leather sword knot and all weather bag.
Nice example for just £? (too late, now sold). Please quote
item reference AA22 (0017). Further / full sized images available