Wilkinson ERII British Infantry Officers
Presentation Sword (Sold)
A Wilkinson Sword made British Infantry Officer's Sword, ERII
/ Queen Elizabeth 2nd; presentation sword from Major Allen William
Frank Paskins, Military Cross, of the East Surrey Regiment.
This is a presentation sword given by Major Allen William Frank
Paskins, MC presumably to a fellow officer in the then The Queen's
Royal Surrey Regiment (the East Surrey Regiment where Major Paskins
earned his Military Cross in 1945 were amalgamated with the Queen's
Royal Regiment - West Surrey in 1959). The serial number on the
spine of this blade is 86271, dating it to 1963.
The blade is firm in the hilt, the fishskin / grip in very good
order, the blade in very good order with the etching clear. The
sword sheathes and unsheathes well in and out of the scabbard. The
hilt has small bubbling marks and circular polishing lines, but
is generally very good. Further pictures available upon request.
My item reference number 139 (40)