1912P British South African Cavalry Officer's
Wilkinson Sword, Sold.
In good condition, a scarce 1912 pattern British South African
Cavalry Officer's Wilkinson Sword.
Most likely WW1, this is a rare sword, made by Wilkinson but issued
(not privately purchased).
The 35 inch blade is in good condition and firm in the hilt. The
hilt / guard aged (some rust specks) but overall good. Grip good;
grip wire good but small repaired section. The steel scabbard was
probably covered in leather once, but is not now. Steel scabbard
in good condition. The sword sheathes and draws well. Leather sword
knot aged but sound.
Really, one of the rarest of 1912P's. Yours for £? (too late,
now sold). Please quote item reference R72 (0553). Further / full
sized images available upon request.