A Regimental 1821 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Officer's Sword of the V Dragoon Guards
Lot 45*
A Regimental 1821 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Officer's Sword of the V Dragoon Guards
Sold for £475 (US$ 798) inc. premium
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A Regimental 1821 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Officer's Sword of the V Dragoon Guards
87.5cm blade by Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall, London, numbered 39517 for 1902, etched with foliate scrolls, crowned ERVII cypher, Royal Arms, regimental badge and owner's crest and initials, regulation steel honeysuckle patent solid hilt with wire bound chequered horn grip, in its plated steel scabbard with two suspension rings.

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  • The sword of Russell Carr who served in the Boer War with Thornycroft's Mounted Infantry (Queen's medal with four clasp and King's medal with two clasps) and served with The King's African Rifles in East Africa during WWI. Sold with further research and copies of photographs.
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