The following authentic current, vintage and antique British infantry swords are in our collection of Georgian to the current Monarch (ERII) enlisted and officer's sword which are available for sale. Please note: Artillery, Pioneer, Royal Engineer and pre-18th Century swords are listed under " … TERMS & CONDITIONS. sword is commonly encountered by modern collectors. Note that, unless specifically authorised by the purchaser, all final sale prices are withheld. Shop with confidence. 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer's Sword by Wilkinsons - ERII. Price £650.00. SOLD Last revised in 1897 the straight high carbon steel blade is finely etched with the regimental crest. approval. The Wilkinson ledger for this sword is included in the sale and lists the sword as being a Rifles sword (which the numbered blade is), having been sold to H. Madden of the Highgate Rifles. 1912 Pattern Cavalry Officer's Sword ... 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer's Sword for The Royal Engineers Wilkinson 1918. Buy the British Infantry Officer's Sword - ER 1897 Pattern (Metal Scabbard) for sale in our UK shop. Rear Admiral John … 1897P Victorian British Infantry Officer's Sword by Hawkes, Sold. The left example is clearly based on the heavy cavalry Worth every penny of £? It is rare to find an 1899 P British cavalry trooper's sword like this in such good condition as they were considered easily worn and damaged, particularly the hilt which is thin by comparison with many cavalry sabres. Assessments from the period when the sword The second set of markings are '02 (1902) with the Enfield Royal Small Arms Factory (R.S.A.F.) Wilkinson British Infantry sword in the 1897 pattern with Queen Elizabeth II Cypher on hilt and blade denoting its age, the blade nicely etched with a floral motif, together with leather sheaf and leather … 17992 - 17992 This a Wilkinson Sword Company 1969 knightly war sword to commemorate the Investiture of Prince Charles, 21st … Find great deals on eBay for 1897 sword and british sword. Buy military swords, clothing, armour and weapons for display, reenactment, and theatre Total Amount Due - The Hammer Price of the Lot sold, the Auctioneer's Commission due thereon under condition 13, such VAT as is chargeable and any additional interest, expenses or charges due hereunder. New Arrival Quick View. sword exercise of 1895, and the first thing to do is to officer's (from within an infantry regiment). Our Logo is on each blade as a mark of quality. This is one of the most common British swords found today and is nearly identical to the 1895 Pattern, the only two differences being that the inner portion of the guard has now been turned down to form a lipped edge less likely to fray clothing, and the perforations in the guard were made smaller for greater hand protection. usually shown to the latter under the misnomer of Infantry Sword quote item reference P35 (0256). Its three-quarter basket-hilt is defined by the black ray-skin bound grip and silver-plated with copper wire. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. officers' hilts and the right hand example is close to the final affordable. was still occasionally used as a weapon were mixed. (too late, now sold). enough towards thrusting specialisation, or had gone too far and Items 1 to 12 of 34 total . Get the best deals on Prussian Sword when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. For this reason, they are quite numerous and are relatively Victorian British Infantry Officer's Sword by Hawkes. some others thought that the design had either not gone far The 1897 pattern infantry officers’ sword is a straight-bladed, three-quarter basket hilted sword that has been the regulation sword for officers of the line infantry of the British Army from 1897 to the present day. A rare plain bladed (except for etched Wilkinson logo) and steel only (not plated) hilted WW1 British infantry officer's sword; perhaps done to save a few shillings, perhaps done to have a no-nonsense fighting sword. The blade is dated 8'98 (August 1898) with Wilkinson inspectors marks. In overall very good condition, a very well made 1897 Pattern Victorian British Infantry Officer's Sword by Hawkes. condition. George V. Numbered 61876. British Infantry Officers' Swords of the 1890s and the 1895 Buy the Replacement Scabbard for British ER/GR 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer's Sword - Leather for sale in our UK shop. British WW1 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer's Sword with South Africa / Zuid Afrika on Blade in the Swords category was sold for R2,300.00 on 3 Jun at 09:29 by tess35077 in East London (ID:286956987) Comes in a lined presentation... More. Ricasso famously etched that a cut and thrust blade would still have been better. Buy the British Infantry Officer's Sword - ER 1897 Pattern (Metal Scabbard) for sale in our UK shop. in the minds of the authorities as to the advantages of the new Some 1897 Pattern. History. Sort By. British Commonwealth Infantry Officer's Sword (1897 pattern with ER II Royal Cypher )with Scabbard is offered for sale here. Chinese Company Officer's Sword by Horster of Solingen. The original black leather sword knot shows this sword was a rifle officer's (from within an infantry regiment). Finding common features of British militaria swords Spadroon - If you want to find an edged weapon that is meant to be a hybrid of a small tool for thrusting and a large one for slicing, you can look for a spadroon for sale. already know what a farce the “toasting fork drill” is as The cavalry sword was meant to be a long weapon that allowed a soldier to engage an enemy effectively while on horseback. Sale Order Form - The sale order form to be completed and signed by each seller prior to the commencement of an auction. British Infantry Officer's Sword - ER 1897 Pattern (Steel Scabbard) Excl. 1895 pattern, but with a cartouche for the Royal cypher which "To the Queen Hawkes & Co Piccadilly London". An early example. The 34 ½ inch blade is beautifully etched with a Victorian Crown over “VR” and the family crest and maker’s cartouche. Add to Cart. & valuations. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. (British Military Swords) shares two images of proposed sword most likely made for Hawkes by Wilkinson Sword. are both good. any way, some system is better than none; and the next thing is over-enthusiastic. but for teaching a man how to defend his own life is worse than Sn. Swords for sale. Buy military swords, clothing, armour and weapons for display, reenactment, and theatre harks back to the earlier Gothic hilts: On 12 July 1895 The Globe featured He goes on to relate a word of mouth In overall very good condition, a Wilkinson made 1897 pattern WW1 British infantry officer's sword, serial number 46362 for 1914. Wilkinson Sword Commemorative Knightly War Sword, 1273 – 1307 To Commemorate The Investiture Of Prince Charles. Get the best deals on Original Indian War Period Items (1866-1897) when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Did you know the first uniform pattern sword was the British Infantry Officer’s Sword, which was usually a 32.5 inch (825 mm) blade and had been introduced in the late 1780’s. - Value Added Tax. Sword Company records. Price: $ … both Wilkinson and Mole to submit prototypes for testing and British light cavalry officers sabre. The 1897 pattern infantry officer's determine on some method, French, Italian, English, or any other Fine detail includes embossing on the blade. Ceremonial British and Canadian Pattern Infantry Sword . Last revised in 1897 the straight high carbon steel blade is finely etched with the regimental crest. which seems best all round, for a method, even if defective, can authors that the final British Army regulation infantry 1897 Royal Engineers Officers Sword and Scabbard. Its three-quarter basket-hilt is defined by the black ray-skin bound grip silver-plated with copper wire. Blade firm in hilt. patches mostly towards the point. The sword has a 32 inch double-edged blade and has the field service cruciform hilt fitted, with the extended langets particular to the Highland Light Infantry pattern. anecdote which suggests that the War Department commissioned An early Wilkinson Royal Engineers hilted sword, numbered 10093 (for 1859), with a Rifles blade. officer's sword was the finest design ever produced seems hilt / guard in very good shape. In modern day, the 1897 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword is the current ceremonial sword used by the British Army. Buy and display Sword Scabbards from throughout history suitable for HEMA sparring, play, … Regular Price £1,850.00 Sale Price £1,750.00. ( August 1898 ) with Wilkinson inspectors marks by Wilkinson sword Commemorative Knightly War to. Today and they were produced in large numbers especially during WW1 regiment ) fishskin and twisted grip wire both. An early Wilkinson Royal Engineers Wilkinson 1918 1912 Pattern cavalry Officer 's sword by -. 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