Victorian Kings Royal Rifle Corps Officer's
Sword, by Thurkle, Sold
In fair overall condition, a Victorian Kings Royal Rifle Corps
Officer's Sword, by Thurkle
Made by Thurkle, etched to the blade "celer et andax"
Kings Royal Rifle Corps".
The 32 3/4 inch blade is in good condition, a steady grey patina,
some darker patina spots / patches. Blade firm in the hilt. The
hilt in good shape, some patina, light pitting, and wear. The fishskin
grip has losses one side, the grip wire is good. The leather field
service scabbard is overall aged but good (may be a replacement).
The sword sheathes and draws well.
Quite a scarce regimental sword. Well worth £? (too late,
now sold). Please ask for item reference U96 (0939). Further / full
sized images available upon request.