A post 1902 naval officer's sword
Military Swords, Naval Items
A post 1902 naval officer's sword, the polished blade etched with crowned Royal arms and fouled anchor within scrolling foliage, the forte etched Gieve Matthews & Seagrove Ld, Royal Naval Outfitters. The brass hilt is of regulation pattern with folding sideguard, lion's head pommel and crowned fouled anchor on the guard. The grip is covered with fishskin and bound with twisted brass wire, and the hilt retains its bullion dress knot. Contained in its brass mounted black leather scabbard.
Blade length 31½" (80cms) Overall length 37" ( 94cms)