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Victorian Kings Royal Rifle Corps Officer's Sword, by Thurkle, For Sale

In fair overall condition, a Victorian Kings Royal Rifle Corps Officer's Sword, by Thurkle

Victorian Kings Royal Rifle Corps Officer's Sword, by Thurkle

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Made by Thurkle, etched to the blade "celer et andax" "The 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 £300. Please ask for item reference U96. Further / full sized images available upon request. Box 0939-121x18x17 (1.851).

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