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    £ 550ONO

    British made infantry officers sword Infantry Officers Sword. Swords

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    British made infantry officers sword Infantry Officers Sword. Blades
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    • British made infantry officers sword Infantry Officers Sword. Swords for sale in United Kingdom
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    • British made infantry officers sword Infantry Officers Sword. Swords for sale in United Kingdom
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    • British made infantry officers sword Infantry Officers Sword. Swords for sale in United Kingdom
    • British made infantry officers sword Infantry Officers Sword. Swords for sale

    This is a fabulous quality Victorian infantry officers sword from about 1875 and is a sword intended for use on active service rather than being a purely ceremonial sword as the blade has a point,cutting edge and gulley and has has a few minor dents that indicate that it was used on active service.

    This would have been a very expensive sword when it was bought as new by,I believe,a member of the famous De Havilland family who included the aircraft manufacture Geoffrey De Havilland, the actress Olivia De Havilland and her sister,the actress Joan Fontaine,who changed her surname name from De Havilland to Fontaine.
    The sword has a total length of 38" and is in a fabulous brass scabbard,which you should not polish or any part of the sword or you will destroy it's value,just lightly oil the blade.
    The sword was sold by Hobson and sons of Little Windmill Street,London,a well-known military retailer of the time and carries the the six-pointed seal of Solomon,used by British sword makers as a mark of quality from 1827 and is engraved on both sides of the blade,which is in very good condition with no rust and just a few minor dents that indicate use on active service.
    The blade is engraved with the name E.R. De Havilland,who may be Edward Eustace De Havilland,1861-1901 but is spelt with one L on the blade but two L's in the records,it might have been a mistake by the engraver,which either the owner let go or the sword was urgently required so there was no time to correct the spelling,the buyer might like to do a little more research on this sword and it's owner,which can be done personally or for a small fee by one of the many researchers in such matters.
    The hilt of the sword is brass and carries the cypher for Queen Victoria and the Shark skin grip and binding wire are original and in good condition,better than you see on many swords of this age.
    All in all,this is a very good quality Victorian infantry officers sword and is very well priced so no offers that are way of the selling price.
    Payment is cash,paypal or cleared cheque and the sword will either be posted to you or you can collect it in person.
    £ 550ONO
    Category:Blades
    Subcategory:Swords
    Condition:Used - Good condition
    Price:£ 550 ONO
    Sale type:Private
    Make:British made infantry officers sword
    Manufactured Year:1875 or thereabouts.
    Antique:yes
    Recommended Usage:Collection item
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    British made infantry officers sword Infantry Officers Sword. Swords
    British made infantry officers sword Infantry Officers Sword. Swords
    £ 550ONO
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