ENGLISH 1796 OFFICERS SWORD.
A very good condition blue and gilt blade for a 1796 officers sword. 82cms blade length and being 4cms wide at its very tip. Three-quarters of the length of the blade with a nice amount of the blue and gilded finish remaining. Both sides have stands of arms, Victorian Crown with ‘GR’ below, to one side the image of a prancing horse with cavalryman with drawn sword, Royal coat of arms surmounted by the Victorian Crown. The quality of the blade can be seen from our images. The grip is of the standard steel D shaped, a portion of the ray skin is missing as has also the wire binding. The scabbard is full length but does have indentations mainly in the lower portion of the blade below the second band. The second hanging ring is missing.
Code: 69084 Price: 1650.00 GBP