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Edwardian Solid Guard British RN Officer's Wilkinson Sword, Sold

In good condition, an Edwardian Solid Guard British Royal Navy Officer's by Wilkinson Sword.

Edwardian Solid Guard British Royal Navy Officer's Wilkinson Swordimage AC41 1

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Serial number 40114, etched to maker Wilkinson Sword, etched on the obverse to Matthews Outfitters of Portsmouth who sold Wilkinson Swords. This is a quality sword, with a solid guard (no hinged folding section), the scabbard secured with a dirk style catch.

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The 31 1/2 inch blade is in good condition but with a few patina spots here and there, but not many. Blade firm in hilt. The hilt / guard very good. The white fishskin grip a little grubby, some of the lesser grip wire strands a little astray; not many and not by much. The leather with metal fittings scabbard is aged, the leather has dried and cracked / lost some of its surface, and there is a kink that allows the unsupported to flop near the chape. The sword sheathes and draws very well.

A well above average sword in above average condition. Well priced at; £? (too late, now sold). Please quote item reference AC41 (0289). Further / full sized images available upon request.

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