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1897P George V / WW1 era British Infantry Officer's Sword (sold)

A J. R. Gaunt made 1897 pattern WW1 era British Infantry Officer's Sword in good condition.

1897 Pattern George V / WW1 era British Infantry Officer's Sword by JR Gaunt

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A well above average King George 5th British infantry officer's sword made by a well above average sword maker, J. R. Gaunt.

Complete with original field service leather scabbard, frog and straps, this is a very good World War One era sword. The 32 1/2 inch blade is well etched, some patina spots but mostly past the etched area. Tiny rust spotting to the hilt guard which mirror the aging elsewhere, so not a detriment overall. Some rust spots to the backstrap and other areas of the hilt, again commensurate with the sword as a whole. The original sword knot as with the leather scabbard, etc. are in good order. The sword sheathes and draws well. A well above average example. Further / full sized images upon request. Please quote item reference number B52 (515)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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