In very good overall condition, a George VI / WW2 British Royal Artillery Officer’s Sword.
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No maker’s or retailer’s name, so either bought from a small outfitter or in the midst of World War Two. The supreme grey etching and style thereof indicates this was Sheffield made.
The 32 1/4 inch blade with George VI royal cypher, Royal Artillery winged thunderbolts and “Ubique” over a field canon is in very good condition with minimal age. Blade firm in the hilt. The hilt / guard with a grey tarnish (could be restored to original bright finish with Simichrome polish or similar) is in good condition. The black fishskin grip in very good condition, as are the associated twisted grip wire bindings, The leather field service scabbard is good but with signs of age / service. The sword sheathes and draws well.
A beautiful grey etched sword for just was £? (too late, now sold). Please quote item reference number W32. Further / full sized pictures available upon request. Box 1154-121x19x16 (1.970).