George VI British Cavalry Officer's Wilkinson
Sword, for sale
In very good condition, a George VI British Cavalry Officer's
Serial number 69519 for 1951. We have not tried to research the
original owner / officer / entry on the Wilkinson sales ledger but
this is available through Royal Armouries for £10.
The 35 1/16 inch blade is in very good condition but some light
surface rust speckles. Blade firm in the hilt. The hilt / guard
is good but with some age / tarnish / small edge rust spots. The
grip is good but faded a little and with some wear and spotting,
but not much. Grip wire good. THe leather sword knot os believed
original and sound / good. The leather field service scabbard is
aged and a little worn but good. The sword sheathes and draws well.
A well above average example and Wilkinson! Reasonably priced at
£700. Please quote item reference number W05. Further / full
sized pictures available upon request. Box 1124-121x18x17 (2.451).