An officers basket hilt Royal Horse Guards sword

Stock Code: x1338

An officers basket hilt Royal Horse Guards sword. 45” overall, 37 ½” blade with two fullers. 1 ½” wide at the forte. The hilt engraved with crowned ‘G.R.’ and ‘S. Harvey 1759’. Glasgow style hilt made up of panels pierced with cross and arrow motif and an oval rein ring, reeded bars, reeded domed pommel, original fish skin grip with gilt wire turks heads ferrules, and gilt twisted wire over fish skin grip. Original buff liner stamped ‘2T’. Sword of the Royal Horse Guard’s ‘Blues’.

 See Officers’ Basket-Hilted Swords of the Royal House Guards by A. D. Darling, Man at Arms, May/June 1991.

A Very rare sword in fine condition. Engraving faint but legible.

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Price: £3,995.00

Available: Yes

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