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George V 1st Life Guards (Household Cavalry) Officer's Sword, Sold

In very good condition, a George V British 1st Life Guards (Household Cavalry) Officer's Sword by Hamburger Rogers & Co, with original owner's / officer's initials to blade.

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Sold Item Notice

The initials on the blade are "G S C H" for George S. C. Hayes. Surgeon Captain George S. C. Hayes had a long military career but was only with the 1st Life Guards at the end of his service before he retired (February 1911 to December 1912). Which is why this sword is in such, well above average condition.

You can see Surgeon Captain George S. C. Hayes's uniform here, though they got their years wrong, no doubt perhaps confused by the battle honours.

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The 36 5/8 inch blade is in very good condition, some small plate bubble / rust spots (no much / many), firm in the hilt. The hilt / guard is very good, as is the fishskin grip. Original leather buff hilt liner and sword knot in good condition. Steel with brass suspension ring scabbard very good, a few rust speckles. The sword sheathes and draws well.

Look, try buying any 1st Life Guards sword, especially one in such good condition, especially one with original officer identification, and then you will understand why our price of £? (too late, now sold) is such a deal. Please quote item reference AE75. Further / full sized images available upon request.

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