A Presentation 1821 Pattern Cavalry Sword of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry Cavalry
Lot 221*
A Presentation 1821 Pattern Cavalry Sword of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry Cavalry
Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium
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A Presentation 1821 Pattern Cavalry Sword of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry Cavalry
88.5cm blade by J. Harvey, Maker, Birmingham, etched with scrolling foliage, crowned VR cypher, stands of arms, and presentation inscription, unusual steel four bar hilt, the backpiece and tail of the inner guard engraved with acorns and oakleaves, wire bound fish skin covered grip, in its steel scabbard, two suspension rings.

Footnotes

  • The inscription reads: Presented by Viscountess Galway, to Corporal W. K. Clarke, Newark Troop, Sherwood Rangers, Y.C., as the best swordsman in the regiment during the Training at Mansfield. May 1892.
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