~ A Victorian Royal Navy Warrant Officers Sword and Scabbard, belonging to a William J. Brady, MMA, MWS ~
The sword has the gilt lion head pommel and guard with the Queens crown and fouled anchor.The grip is made from black shagreen, and is fitted with a black and gold tasseled bullion knot. The blade is plain with the standard proof mark.
The scabbard has brass decorations. The top ring is stamped “W.J.J. Brady”.
The sword comes with two pictures of William Brady, and two pictures of his sword.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade has a length of 32.5 inches (82.5cm), with the sword measuring 39 inches (99cm) overall. It weighs 1.15 kg.
~ Condition ~
The blade has some loss of the finish towards the end of the blade but remains mostly clean and in a good condition. The rest of the sword is in good order.
There is some minor wear to the leather on the scabbard, but it remains in decent with tight stitching.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or the sword can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.