A Georgian Silver-Gilt Mounted Presentation Sabre
Lot 241*Y
A Georgian Silver-Gilt Mounted Presentation Sabre
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,409) inc. premium
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A Georgian Silver-Gilt Mounted Presentation Sabre
Sharply curved 76 cm unfullered blade etched, blue and gilt with scrolling foliage, an Angel, stands of arms, the figures of Britannia and a standing infantryman, the Royal Arms, crowned GR cypher and 'Warranted' at the forte, the stirrup hilt crossguard deeply cast in the form of acanthus leaves, the knuckle-guard with a coiled serpent, the back-piece embossed with oak leaves and acorns, wire bound ivory grip, in its silver-gilt mounted leather scabbard, the locket engraved with a presentation inscription, and signed on the reverse Woolley. Deakin, Dutton & Johnson, Birmn, and with a frog stud, two suspension rings, hallmarked Birmingham 1804 and maker's mark W.D.D.I.

Footnotes

  • The inscription reads: Presented to Archd Paterson Esq, Lieut. Colonel of the 4th Lanarkshire Volunteer Regt., by the Non Com. Oficer's and Privates of that corps, 1805.
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