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George V / WW1 British Royal Engineers Officer's Sword, For Sale

In good overall condition, a George V / WW1 British Royal Engineers Officer's Sword, by Gaunt / Thurkle.

George V / WW1 British Royal Engineers Officer's Sword, Gaunt / Thurkle

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Etched to the ricasso / forte, "J.R.Gaunt & Son Limited, Late Edward Thurkle, London & Birmingham".



The 32 5/8 inch blade is in very good condition, some small patina patches but not many. Blade firm in the hilt. The hilt with speckled light rust spotting, otherwise good. The grip with some wear but good. The grip wire bindings have a little movement but are good. The leather scabbard with age and wear but sound. The sword sheathes and draws well.

A very nice example at a low price, just £325. Please quote item reference T80. Further / full sized images available upon request. Box 0868-115x17x16 (2.205).



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