A good 1845 pattern Infantry officer's sword.
A good 1845 pattern Infantry officer's sword. The regulation blade by Landon & Morland, 17 Jermyn St, London etched and polished with the crowned VR cypher amidst scrolling foliage. The regulation gilt brass hilt with folding sideguard and crowned VR above the Union flowers, stepped gilt brass pommel each retaining nearly all their original gilding. Contained in its black leather scabbard with gilt brass mounts retaining most original gilding, the locket with frog stud and applied maker's label.
Blade length 32¼" (82cms) Overall length including scabbard 38½" (98cms)
Landon & Morland occupied 7 Jermyn Street 1848-1856.