~ A George V 1897 Pattern Infantry Officers Sword with Leather Scabbard ~
The blade is plain with the proof mark.
T plated steel three-quarter basket hilt with a scroll pattern and pierced strap work incorporates a crown and the royal cipher of George V.
The sword has a sharkskin grip with wire bound and brown leather scabbard.
~ Dimensions ~
The length of the sword is 38 inches (96.5cm) with the blade measuring 31.75 inches (80.5cm).
The length of the scabbard is 33.25 inches (84.5cm).
~ Condition ~
The condition of the sword is decent with minor blackening to the blade and some rust to the basket. The leather scabbard is slightly worn.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or the sword can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
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.