An 1857 Pattern Royal Engineers Officer's Sword
Lot 118*
An 1857 Pattern Royal Engineers Officer's Sword
Sold for £187 (US$ 314) inc. premium
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An 1857 Pattern Royal Engineers Officer's Sword
82.5cm blade by Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London, numbered 15521 for 1867 etched with scrolling foliage, crowned VR cypher, winged thunderbolts unit title and owner's name R. Franklin Moore, regulation brass hilt pierced with foliage, wire bound fish skin covered grip, in its leather covered brass scabbard, two suspension rings.

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  • Roger Franklin Moore, Lieut Royal Engineers 8 Jan 1868 Capt 24 January 1880 (serving in India) Major 1 Feb 1887. Retires/dies during 1888.
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