1845P Victorian British Senior Infantry Officer's
In good condition, an 1845P Victorian British senior infantry
officer's sword with unusual double cypher guard.
Very unusual in that the folding guard section has a VR cypher
as well as the main cartouche area of the guard. If you like bespoke,
you are unlikely to ever find another!
The 32 /14 inch blade is in fairly good condition but worn in places,
especially around the forte / ricasso (maker's / retailer's name
no long visible). Sword firm in hilt. The hilt a tad loose with
a small gap between the back piece and the grip. The grip with wear
and some small losses, the grip wire bindings good. The heavy brass
scabbard (for senior field officers) bends long its length but is
otherwise good; the throat a little loose. The sword sheathes and
You will likely not find another at any price; yours for £?
(too late, now sold). Please quote item reference P67 (0265). Further
/ full sized images available upon request.