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WW2 / George VI Rifle Regiment Officer's Sword, Sold

In good overall condition, a WW2 / George VI Rifle Regiment Officer's Sword.

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Sold Item Notice

With no maker's name to the ricasso, this sword was probably bought through a retailer actually during WW2, when such detail was not important.

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The 32 1/4 inch blade is in good condition, a bit aged and scuffed, but the etching still nice and clear. The blade is firm in the hilt, which itself is in good condition. The fishskin grip a little aged but good; the twisted grip wire also good but a lesser strand missing (one turn only). The plated steel scabbard has lost some plating and gained some light rust, but remains sound. The sword sheathes and draws well.

A nice sword at a nicer; £? (too late, now sold). Please quote item reference R22 (0495). Further / full sized images available upon request.

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