BladesSwordsAn extremely rare and unusual British officer's Mameluke sword probably
Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 8299. An extremely rare and unusual British Mameluke officer's sword possibly made for a high ranking Police officer in the Port of Bristol Police.
Retailed in Bristol and has the name etched on the blade - "D. PEARSON, HUGGINS & CO. EASTVILLE, BRISTOL".
Please see this article regarding the Port of Bristol Police, where it states that the company of Pearson Huggins & Co were to supply the Port of Bristol Police with eqipment in 1902;
The silver plated cross-guard set with an embossed king's crown within a wreath, and with unusual black horn grips secured with 4 silver rossettes. The blade stamped on the back edge with a serial number 16296. Complete in its correct steel scabbard with two steel haning rings. Plain highly polished blade with a spear point and cut back edge. Overall length 38 inches. Few minor dents to the scabbard, and signs of cleaning, otherwise in good overall condition. The blade is almost mint. A very rare sword. Ref 8299.
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