Victorian British Infantry Officer's Piquet
Weight Dress Sword, For Sale
In good overall condition, a Victorian British infantry officer's
piquet weight dress sword.
Marked to Regent Street retailer "J.A. & N.S." (Junior
Army & Navy Stores AKA "York
House"), known for high quality gold pocket watches &
piquet dress swords; premises in both London & Dublin.
The 32 1/4 inch blade is in very good condition and firm in the
hilt; there is a wriggle to the tip which would likely hammer out.
The hilt with plating loss and surface rust (patina) in sound condition.
The fishskin grip in overall good shape, as are the twisted grip
wire bindings. Plated steel scabbard with some specking / crazing
but good. The sword sheathes and draws well.
A lovely elegant sword for just £250. Please quote item reference
U12. Further / full sized images available upon request. Box 0873-1m