SOLD Canadian British George V Infantry Officer's Sword M 1897 William Scully Montreal

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SOLD George V Canadian - British Infantry Officer's Sword 1897 pattern William Scully of Montreal with straight single edge fullered blade etched with the elaborate patterns of scrolling foliage crowned Royal arms and George V Royal Cipher etched with the retailer’s details at the forte “William Scully Montreal”

Nickel plated regulation basket hilt pierced and engraved with scrolls and crowned Royal Ciphers GR V with a wire bound sharkskin grip in its nickel plated steel scabbard with two suspension rings.

CONDITION: dark stains, nicks, the nickel - plaiting with losses

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length with the scabbard: 91.5 cm (36 inches). Overall length without the scabbard: 89.5 cm (35 1/4 inches).

REFERENCES:

1. Swords of the British Army: The Regulation Patterns, 1788 to 1914: by Brian Robson.

2. British Military Swords 1786-1912 the Regulation Patterns by Harvey Withers

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