A good George Vth (1910-1936) 1897 pattern Infantry Officer's sword.
A good George Vth (1910-1936) 1897 pattern Infantry Officer's sword. The blade is etched and polished with the crowned GVR cypher and Royal Arms within foliage. Regulation plated guard and chequered gripstrap, leather dress knot. The fishskin grip is bound with twisted silver wire. In its field service brown leather scabbard. The blade and hilt retain nearly all their original mirror polish and plating respectively.
Blade length 32½" (82.5cms) Overall length 39½" (100.5cms)