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1822 Pattern Victorian British Infantry Officer's Pipe Back Sword, sold

In very good condition, a rare tablet etched Victorian British infantry officer's sword with pipe-back blade.

1822 Pattern Victorian British Infantry Officer's Pipe Back Sword

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It is exceptionally rare for an 1822P pipe-back British infantry officer's sword to be found in such very good condition, the early Victorian / Georgian tablet style blade etching so very clear.

The 32 1/4 inch blade is in exceptionally good condition; the etching clear, some slight scuffing near the top of each tablet from where the blade has been sheathed and drawn as to be expected. The blade tip area is still sharp, the blade is firm in the hilt. The hilt retains some gilt, the folding guard has a little dent in it but is otherwise good and works as it should, the fishskin grip and twisted grip wire bindings in very good condition. The brass scabbard (for a senior officer) is in good condition, some small dings but not many. The sword sheathes and draws very well.

A superb investment at only £600. Further / full sized images upon request. Please quote reference number D17 (706).

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