In very good condition, a Victorian British Army General’s Mameluke Sword / Sabre with provenance.
Bought from the Eccles family, this mameluke is sure to be that owned by Major General Cuthbert Eccles, 4th Regt. of Foot, The Kings Own Regiment (Lancaster) upon his promotion to Major General on the 21st December, 1887. Etched at the forte / ricasso to retailer “SEXTON & SONS, DAWSON ST. DUBLIN”. Proof of purchase from his descendants in the Eccles family provided upon request. Ivory component (ability to lawfully sell) license 8JN6NU8K.
The supremely well etched 31 3/4 inch blade is in very good condition and firm in the hilt. The hilt also in very good condition. The Ivory grip has a small chip and crack at top of handle,but is in well above average condition for antique ivory. The brass scabbard with age / tarnish would clean bright / as new if desired. The sabre sheathes and draws well.
A superb quality example of a Victorian British infantry general’s mameluke in superb condition and with provenance. Grab it quick; £1150. Please quote item reference ZZ63. Further / full sized images available upon request. Box 1724-100x15x14 (1.700)