Object Title

Officer's Sword - Officer's sword, 1892 Pattern

Officer's Sword - Officer's sword, 1892 Pattern

Object Number

IX.5632

Provenance

Private donation, July 2013. Prior to this the sword was in continual family ownership.

Physical Description

Nickel-plated steel Gothic hilt (mostly gone), with regimental badge of the Coldstream Guards. Grip of wood, covered with fishskin and bound with plated steel wire. One side of blade bears battle honours and crown over regimental badge. Scabbard of brown leather with wooden lathes and a white metal mouth.

Dimensions

Bladelength32.4in.
Bladelength823mm
Swordlength38.8in.
Swordlength985mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Manufacturer's mark
crowned Royal monogram of GVR (George V) over Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, 53787 over Hexagonal proof mark within six pointed star (H.W.)
blade
etched