BRITISH 1827 SCOTS GUARDS OFFICERS SWORD – GEORGE V

Stock Ref: AST 1793

An outstanding example of a post  WW1 Scots Guards Officer’s sword the frost etched blade with the Regiments battle honours through to the end of WWI. The sword has been refurbished and would be suitable for a current serving officer.

83cm (32.5”) straight dumbbell shaped blade with spear point. The blade is single edged except for the last 5”. The blade is etched on one side with the crowned royal cypher for George V, and on the other with the crowned regimental badge of the Scots Guards. On both sides are listed the regiments battle honours commencing with Namur in 1695, and ending with France & Flanders 1914-1918 There is a stylised proof mark and the makers name.

Gothic style hilt with the cartouche containing the badge of the Scots Guards. Cross hatched back piece and rounded pommel with ball tang button. Fish skin grip with copper brass wires. Red and gold sword knot with gold acorn.

Maker: Samuel Gardner & Co, 1 Clifford Street, Saville Row, London (They were supplied swords by Wilkinson)

Dated: 1918 - 1936

Plated steel scabbard with two loose rings.

The sword, scabbard and sword knot are as new. There is a small amount of staining under the leather washer. The sword has been professionally refurbished and would be suitable for a current serving officer.

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£750.00