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1854P Victorian British Infantry Field Officer's Sword, sold

In very good overall condition, a 1854 pattern Victorian British infantry field officer's sword.

1854P Victorian British Infantry Field Officer's Swordimage P43 1

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The brass scabbard indicates senior / field officer rank; adjutant (captain), major, lieutenant colonel, colonel. This is a good yet unpretentious sword without any maker / cutler / retailer name to the ricasso, therefore probably made for a retailer's (outfitter's) customer who did not want the retailer name on the blade.

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The impressively long 34 3/4 inch blade clearly indicates the original officer was a tall man. Blade very well though minimally etched with Victorian cypher, leaves, etc. , in very good condition and firm in the hilt. The hilt with some age / tarnish (will clean up). The fishskin grip generally very good. The fine copper twisted grip wire bindings also overall very good. The brass scabbard with some minor dings and aging / tarnish is, none the less, very good. The sword sheathes and draws well.

A beauty, well above average. Yours for £? (too late, now sold) . Please quote item reference number P43 (0025). Full sized / additional photos available upon request.

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