An Edward VII officer's sword for the 17th Lancers by Wilkinson
Lot 3082
An Edward VII officer's sword for the 17th Lancers by Wilkinson
Sold for US$ 1,521 inc. premium
Lot Details
An Edward VII officer's sword for the 17th Lancers by Wilkinson
The 35 inch blade numbered 39207 with 19 inch panel etched with strapwork, one side with crown and Royal coat-of-arms and regimental title and crest, the reverse with crown and Royal cipher above owner's monogram surmounted by a crest, a demi-lion erased reguardant holding between it's paws a boar's head, this above the Wilkinson maker's marks. Nickel-plated Pattern 1896 hilt, the checkered horn grip bound with four strands of slender twisted silver wire. Iron two-ring scabbard with German silver throat.
Condition: Blade fine and showing minor spotting. Hilt retains perhaps 35-40% of plated finish. Grip fine. Scabbard with mottled grey metal, areas of light pitting and several deep dents and partial tear 12 inches above drag.
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