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

In good condition, a Fenton made George 5th / World War One British infantry officer's sword and scabbard.

1897 Pattern George V / WW1 British Infantry Officer's Sword by Fentonimage B86 1

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A good example of a British WW1 infantry sword with nice and highly prized grey etching. Made by Fenton Brothers Ltd. Sheffield, Sword Cutlers to the War Office.

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The 32 1/2 inch blade is in good condition with some patina spots as to be expected, and is firm in the hilt. The steel hilt is in excellent condition for the age of sword, patina patches to most of the blade but no pitting, and is firm in the hilt. The grip is equally in very good order, the fish skin and twisted grip wire in great shape. The original leather sword knot is complete, but one section is broken, and the entire knot aged, but a welcome bonus. The leather field service scabbard is good, some wear. The sword sheathes and draws well. Please quote reference number B86 (577). Full sized / further images available upon request.

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