1831 Pattern Victorian British Infantry General's
Mameluke Sabre, Sold
Made by quality sword manufacturer Thurkle, this 1831P British
infantry general staff's mameluke sword is in very good condition
for its age.
Please note: We 100% guarantee this is an authentic Victorian British
infantry general officer's mameluke, not one of the many Indian
made reproductions currently being sold as authentic on the market.
This is a fine Victorian officer's mameluke, made from 1876 to
1899 by Edward Thurkle Manufacturers, 5 Denmark Street, Soho, London.
The 31 3/4 inch blade, well etched with crossed sabre and baton
emblems for a general officer, plus Victorian royal cypher and scrolls,
is in very good condition for its age; some spotting, some wear,
but not much really. The blade is firm in the hilt. The ivory grip
sections are good except for one small repair at the top of one
side; grip rosettes so often lost are present and good. The original
crimson and gold sword knot is aged and worn but attractive and
sound. The steel scabbard indicating a field officer is good, though
spotted throughout (should clean up if required) and the tip section
has many small dents / dings, indicating it was worn during arduous
This is a stunning sword and a superb investment at £xxx
(too late, now sold - original sales price divulged for small fee).
Further / full sized images are available upon request. Please quote
item reference E42 (802)