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Early Victorian British RN Officer's Pipeback Sword, Sold

An early Victorian British Royal Naval officer's pipeback sword with quill point.

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It is rare to find these early Victorian, circa 1840, swords in such good condition with the etching still fairly clear.

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28 5/8 Inch blade is in very good condition for its age. Although aged / worn, the etching is still clear, especially the fouled anchor. Blade firm in hilt. The hilt / guard with some worthwhile gilt remaining. The fishskin grip good but the grip wire bindings a little wayward in places. The folding guard works well. No maker's name but this is quite common as the makers / cutlers often just put their details on the scabbard, which is absent for this sword.

Nice sword for only £xxx (too late, now sold - original sales prive divulged for small fee). Please quote item reference M71 (1273). Further / full sized images available upon request.

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