A very fine Indian army prize sword

Stock Code: 8347

A very fine Indian army prize sword. 40” overall with 34 ½” flat etched blade. Etched to one side ‘Won by Troop Sgt Major William Busby Mayes 11th P.A.O. Hussars Delhi Camp 1871/2 . Presented by Col. C.C. Fraser C.B. and V.C. 11th P.A.O. Hussars.’ Initialled CCF and Wilkinson proofmark. To the obverse ‘For the best man-at-arms prize sword in the Bengal Army’ and with initials W.B.M. and Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall London. Blade number 1877 on the spine. Three bar light cavalry hilt with silver back strap engraved with 11th P.A.O. Hussars monogram and ‘W.B.M. from C.C.F.’. In its original steel scabbard.

Circa 1872.

An uncommonly fine high quality prize sword in very good condition, comes with an extensive file of provenance and research. Ex G. R. Worrell collection.

 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.

Price: £3,250.00

Available: Yes

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