Boer War Era / Browned British Royal Field
Artillery Officer's Sword, Sold
In very good condition, a browned (camouflaged) Boer War era British
Royal Field (Horse) Artillery officer's sword, etched with the officer's
In superb condition, reputed to have been in South Africa during
the Boer Warm a lovely 1821P British Artillery officer's sword with
field gun and flaming canon ball motif for the Royal Field / Horse
Artillery. Retailed by Price Whittaker & Co of Suffolk Street,
Pall Mall, London.
The 32 1/4 blade is in very good condition, minimal rubbing / aging,
and firm in the hilt. The browned steel three bar hilt / guard in
good order, the fishskin grip in very good condition, with some
sign or wear through being held, the twisted grip wire bindings
also very good. The but with some rubbing / wear; it has been period
sharpened (not so sharp now) and is firm in the hilt. The browned
steel scabbard in good condition, some aging / wear but not much.
The sword sheathes and draws very well.
A beauty for just £? (too late, now sold). Please quote item
reference O94 (1398). Further / full sized images available upon