An Unusual Regimental 1821 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Officer's Sword of the 16th Queen's Lancers
Lot 34*
An Unusual Regimental 1821 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Officer's Sword of the 16th Queen's Lancers
£700 - 900
US$ 1,200 - 1,500
Lot Details
An Unusual Regimental 1821 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Officer's Sword of the 16th Queen's Lancers
88.5cm unfullered and double edged blade by Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London, numbered 37821 for 1900, etched with scrolls crowned ERVII cypher and Royal Arms, and within a panel the owner's initial's B.D.M. 16th Q.L., regulation steel scroll hilt, wire bound fish skin grip, in its field service scabbard.

Footnotes

  • The sword of Bertram Douglas Macculloch.
    2nd Lieutenant 7th Dragoon Guards 1897
    Lieutenant 1898
    Transfered 16th Queen's Lancers 1899
    Captain 1901
    Captain West African Frontier Force 1904
    He saw service in the Boer War, Southern Nigeria and in WWI
    Sold with further research.
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