8135 An 1912 Cavalry Officer’s sword

Stock Code: 8135

8135 An 1912 Cavalry Officer’s sword. 43 ½” overall with 35” straight fullered blade, engraved ‘Mirrlees Chassels 1935’ and ‘Wilkinson Sword Co Ltd. London.’ Numbered 65181 on the spine. With engraved bowlguard, fishskin grip with gilt twisted wire. Contained in its pig skin field service scabbard.

65181 for 1935.

Surgeon Lieutenant Mirrlees Chassels MC The Royal Scots Greys .

Sword in quite good condition. Blade with old speckling, bowl guard polish very good, field service scabbard good

 Delivery cost: Free within the UK via DPD next day delivery, Europe: £35; Rest of the World: £75 via DPD. All prices are per shipment so one charge will cover multiple purchases made at the same time.

Mirrlees Ramsay Chassels (1914–2008) was born in Motherwell, son of James, a spirit merchant in Glasgow. He matriculated in medicine at the University of Glasgow in 1934 and graduated MB ChB in 1939.

Chassels was an outstanding swimmer. Before he attended the University he was selected to represent Scotland at the 1934 British Empire Games in London. There he won a silver medal in the 330 yards medley relay and a bronze in the 800 yards freestyle relay. In 1935 he was awarded Full Blues by the University and for the British team for the World University Games in Budapest.

 

 


Delivery cost: Free within the UK via Interlink next day delivery, Rest of the world free via Parcelforce.

Price: £495.00

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