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Lot 301: SANDERSON BROS & NEWBOULD LTD, SHEFFIELD A GOOD BRITISH INFANTRY OFFICER''S 1897 PATTERN SWORD,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
SANDERSON BROS & NEWBOULD LTD, SHEFFIELD
A GOOD BRITISH INFANTRY OFFICER''S 1897 PATTERN SWORD,
circa World War One, with straight blind-fullered 33in. blade etched with scrolls and arabesques and marked with the crowned monogram of George V., the forte with the makers details and the reverse etched with a Star of David overstamped ''PROVED'', nickel half-basket hilt pierced with designs of foliate scrolls and the crowned monogram of George V., turned down inner-guard, chequered back-strap and wire-bound sharkskin grip, the whole in good condition; TOGETHER WITH its pigskin leather field dress scabbard (some wear, repaired at drag)