In good condition, a scarce Mid 19C British Made King Peter / Pedro V Portuguese Army Officer’s Sword, maker Gieve, Matthews & Seagrove.
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British swords were popular with Portuguese officers. King Pedro V reigned from 1853 to 1861.
The 32 1/3 inch blade is in good condition save for some black inert patina rust patches. Blade firm in the hilt. The hilt with some plating bubbles, tarnish and general age. The grip in good condition, as are the twisted grip wire bindings. The leather scabbard in good condition. The sword sheathes and draws well.
A scarce sword made rare by the fact it is British made. A great price, just was £? (too late, now sold). Please quote item reference number W54. Further / full sized pictures available upon request. Box 1184-102x19x16 (1.945).