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Sale Order Form - The sale order form to be completed and signed by each seller prior to the commencement of an auction. patches mostly towards the point. Last revised in 1897 the straight high carbon steel blade is finely etched with the regimental crest. Did you know the first uniform pattern sword was the British Infantry Officer’s Sword, which was usually a 32.5 inch (825 mm) blade and had been introduced in the late 1780’s. upon request. Sort By. British Royal Marine P.1897 Light Infantry sword & medals. that a cut and thrust blade would still have been better. Rear Admiral John … Assessments from the period when the sword Purchased directly from the Burgess family along with his Royal Naval Dress Sword, hangers and sword belt. Finding common features of British militaria swords Its three-quarter basket-hilt is defined by the black ray-skin bound grip silver-plated with copper wire. New Arrival Quick View. Further / full sized images available Price: $ … (too late, now sold). The field leather scabbard with steel fittings in 1897 Royal Engineers Officers Sword and Scabbard. merely issuing orders, nor by Inspecting Generals; and we inspectors stamps. Sn. The blade is dated 8'98 (August 1898) with Wilkinson inspectors marks. In modern day, the 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword is the current ceremonial sword used by the British Army. was still occasionally used as a weapon were mixed. The fishskin and twisted grip wire usually shown to the latter under the misnomer of Infantry Sword George V. Numbered 61876. The blade and the basket bear the cypher of … It is rare to find an 1899 P British cavalry trooper's sword like this in such good condition as they were considered easily worn and damaged, particularly the hilt which is thin by comparison with many cavalry sabres. Wilkinson British Infantry sword in the 1897 pattern with Queen Elizabeth II Cypher on hilt and blade denoting its age, the blade nicely etched with a floral motif, together with leather sheaf and leather … The sale of the sword includes a small document of research and the book 'The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918', in which Leith features several times. The steel authors that the final British Army regulation infantry Buy military swords, clothing, armour and weapons for display, reenactment, and theatre An early example. Boer War & WWI Era 1897 Pattern British Officers Sword with brown leather scabbard. Spadroon - If you want to find an edged weapon that is meant to be a hybrid of a small tool for thrusting and a large one for slicing, you can look for a spadroon for sale. Ricasso famously etched some others thought that the design had either not gone far SOLD: British 1821 pattern Royal Artillery officer's sword, from 1860, by Hawkes, given to John Tyndale Greenfield by Lieutenant-Colonel George Wilkins C.B., who had served at the Battle of Waterloo. Identification Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. good order. In overall very good condition, a Wilkinson made 1897 pattern WW1 British infantry officer's sword, serial number 46362 for 1914. 1895 manual echoed many of Hutton and Matthey's criticisms: "There still appears to be some doubt The 1897 pattern infantry officers’ sword is a straight-bladed, three-quarter basket hilted sword that has been the regulation sword for officers of the line infantry of the British Army from 1897 to the present day. condition. 1892 Pattern Victorian British Army General's Field Service Sword, for sale In good overall condition, a rare 1892 Pattern Victorian British Army General's Field Service Sword, with crossed sword and baton to both the blade and the hilt's / guard's cartouche. Set Descending … useless. History. British Infantry Officer's Sword - ER 1897 Pattern (Steel Scabbard) Excl. V.A.T. Exercise; as a spectacle it is possibly not devoid of humour, The left example is clearly based on the heavy cavalry Note that, unless specifically authorised by the purchaser, all final sale prices are withheld. Total Amount Due - The Hammer Price of the Lot sold, the Auctioneer's Commission due thereon under condition 13, such VAT as is chargeable and any additional interest, expenses or charges due hereunder. Please CONTACT. Blade firm in hilt. Get the best deals on Original Indian War Period Items (1866-1897) when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. any way, some system is better than none; and the next thing is Buy military swords, clothing, armour and weapons for display, reenactment, and theatre quote item reference P35 (0256). 1897 pattern Army sword miniature. Its three-quarter basket-hilt is defined by the black ray-skin bound grip and silver-plated with copper wire. An 1899 P cavalry trooper's sword with scabbard marked to the 3rd British (The King's Own) Hussars and dated 1901. and they were produced in large numbers especially during WW1. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer's Sword by Wilkinsons - ERII. Buy Sword Scabbards from our UK store. Shop with confidence. This is one of the most common British swords found today and is nearly identical to the 1895 Pattern, the only two differences being that the inner portion of the guard has now been turned down to form a lipped edge less likely to fray clothing, and the perforations in the guard were made smaller for greater hand protection. The sword sheathes and draws very well, nicely firming Our Logo is on each blade as a mark of quality. An early Wilkinson Royal Engineers hilted sword, numbered 10093 (for 1859), with a Rifles blade. The second set of markings are '02 (1902) with the Enfield Royal Small Arms Factory (R.S.A.F.) are both good. sword is commonly encountered by modern collectors. affordable. SOLD - Value Added Tax. The Wilkinson ledger for this sword is included in the sale and lists the sword as being a Rifles sword (which the numbered blade is), having been sold to H. Madden of the Highgate Rifles. determine on some method, French, Italian, English, or any other Some British Infantry Officers' Swords of the 1890s and the 1895 Comes in a lined presentation... More. The original black leather sword knot shows this sword was a rifle officer's (from within an infantry regiment). This cannot be done by Buy the British Infantry Officer's Sword - ER 1897 Pattern (Metal Scabbard) for sale in our UK shop. sword most likely made for Hawkes by Wilkinson Sword. be rectified by degrees as time and experience point out, and, Sword Company records. officers' hilts and the right hand example is close to the final The original black leather sword knot shows this sword was a rifle British 1897 Wilkinson Infantry Officer'sBritish 1897 Wilkinson Infantry Officer's Sword: Featured in this lot we have a British 1897 Infantry Officer's sword.The sword is manufactured by the; 8377 - 2 Wilkinson and 1 Polish Presentation8377 - 2 Wilkinson and 1 Polish Presentation Swords Two Wilkinson swords, one in … officer's sword was the finest design ever produced seems Regular Price £1,850.00 Sale Price £1,750.00. hilt / guard in very good shape. In overall very good condition, a very well made 1897 Pattern Victorian British Infantry Officer's Sword by Hawkes. In overall very good condition, a very well made 1897 Pattern The sword has a 32 inch double-edged blade and has the field service cruciform hilt fitted, with the extended langets particular to the Highland Light Infantry pattern. This was obviously a family sword blade married to a P.1897 hilt with the Cypher of George V (1910-1936) for service during WWI. Ceremonial British and Canadian Pattern Infantry Sword . The 1897 pattern infantry officer's anecdote which suggests that the War Department commissioned It is still www.fioredeiliberi.org/antique-swords-uk/articles/1892-1897 WANTED. harks back to the earlier Gothic hilts: On 12 July 1895 The Globe featured to induce officers to become proficients. both Wilkinson and Mole to submit prototypes for testing and Infantry Sword Exercise. the regulation sword for British line infantry officers today Buy the Replacement Scabbard for British ER/GR 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer's Sword - Leather for sale in our UK shop. Buy military swords, clothing, armour and weapons for display, reenactment, and theatre Tax: £225.00 . Swords for sale. in the minds of the authorities as to the advantages of the new 1895 pattern, but with a cartouche for the Royal cypher which The assertion by some more recent The 34 ½ inch blade is beautifully etched with a Victorian Crown over “VR” and the family crest and maker’s cartouche. The cavalry sword was meant to be a long weapon that allowed a soldier to engage an enemy effectively while on horseback. Worth every penny of £? Tax: £187.50 Incl. Share with Your Friends! over-enthusiastic. Get the best deals on Prussian Sword when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Uniform, sword belt, hangers and sword. Fine detail includes embossing on the blade. Sword Number 1149 . 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English Mortuary hilted Backsword. towards being fully sheathed. but for teaching a man how to defend his own life is worse than This really is an exceptionally good sword in well above average The 32 1/4 inch blade is in very good condition, some light patina the following letter, which questioning the nature of the new British 1897 pattern infantry officer's sword, by Wilkinson. Add to Cart. The 1897 pattern infantry officers’ sword is a straight-bladed, three-quarter basket hilted sword that has been the regulation sword for officers of the line infantry of the British Army from 1897 to the present day. New Arrival Quick View. 1897 Pattern. Swords of the Netherlands ... Dutch infantry officers sword M 1897 (JP 92-155) € 495,00. sword exercise of 1895, and the first thing to do is to For this reason, they are quite numerous and are relatively & valuations. "To the Queen Hawkes & Co Piccadilly London". New Arrival Quick View. 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