BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS. BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS. BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS. BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS. BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS. BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS. BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS. BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS. BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS. BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS.

BRITISH WWII ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD WITH RESEARCH AND MEDALS.

A highly interesting Royal Naval officers pattern 1827 Royal Naval officers sword, the pattern is still used to this day, belonging to Lieutenant Commander John Oliver Martin Royal Navy. The sword with absolutely magnificent blade, etching perfect, marked ‘Gieves’ to the upper forte of the blade, standard 1827 pattern hilt, ray skin grip with all its grip wire intact, no damage to the ray skin, good gilt remaining, with its blue and gold silver portapee, which has toned. To the rear folding langet engraved ‘J.O.Martin R.N.’ in its correct leather scabbard, which is generally in good condition, no breaks to the leather, slightly toned gilding to the three scabbard mounts. Complete with its all leather sword belt, Royal Naval King’s Crown officers buckle and all correct sword slings. A portrait photo of John Oliver Martin in full dress uniform carrying the sword, accompanied by his 6 WWII medals, 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, the Africa Star with North Africa bar 1942 to 43 , Burma Star, Italy Star, War Medal with two Mention in Despatches palms attached to the War Medal, a spare Mention in Despatches palm, two small sections of his medal ribbon bar, a 1922 dated lifesaving medal, a photocopy of his presentation document for the Mention in Despatches dated ‘4th April 1944’ whilst commanding officer of the crew of HMS Carlisle. HMS Carlisle laid down in April 1916, re-commissioned for service in 1937 and was converted to an anti aircraft cruiser. The war history of HMS Carlisle is certainly impressive, many details on U-Boat.Net John Oliver Martin was Commander of the ship from November 43 to mid 1945. Further research being undertaken at the present time, the sword is complete with its original sword bag with the initials stamped into the leather ‘J.O.M.’ within the leather bag there is the original cloth transit bag.

Code: 82237

995.00 GBP