George V Flights British 1897P British Infantry
Officer's Sword, sold
Made by Wilkinson Sword for Flights of London, Camberley, Aldershot
and Woolwich, a George V (WW1 era) British infantry officer's sword
in good condition.
Flights were one of the very few retailers / cutlers that Wilkinson
Sword made swords for, so the sword was made by the most famous
British maker of all time.
The 32 1/8 inch "dumbbell" blade is well etched, in good
conditionand firm in the hilt. The plated steel hilt with some aging
/ plate flaking / bubbling / light rust, but not too much. The grip
is aged and worn but in good condition. The leather field service
scabbard is in good order. The sword sheathes and draws very well.
A Wilkinson made King George 5th officer's sword in good condition
for only £xxx; you should not need us to tell you how good
a price that is. Please quote item reference number I42. Further
/ full sized images upon request. Box TBA