A Good 1845 Pattern Infantry Officer's Presentation Sword
Lot 238*
A Good 1845 Pattern Infantry Officer's Presentation Sword
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,361) inc. premium
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A Good 1845 Pattern Infantry Officer's Presentation Sword
82cm blade by Robt Mole & Son Makers Birmm etched, blued and gilt for its entire length with scrolling foliage, stands of arms, regimental badge and title of the VIIth Royal Fusiliers and battle honours to Sevastopol, owner's crest and presentation inscription, gilt gothic hilt incorporating the Royal Cypher, the bars cast with foliage and ropework,folding inner guard, wire bound fish skin grip, in its leather scabbard with ornate gilt mounts embossed with a stand of arms and foliage, the locket also engraved with recipient's arms, crest and motto, two suspension rings.

Footnotes

  • The Inscription Reads: Edward LLoyd Gatacre Esqr of Her Majesty's VII Royal Fusiliers, 2nd Battn. Presented by his Friends and Neighbours as a Memorial of their sincere regard and respect of attainment of his Majority on the 16th June 1860.

    Sold with two articles regarding the sword and recipient.
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