Medals & Military Auction July 2020

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Lot 360

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British 1742 pattern Infantry Hanger, slightly curved single edged blade marked at the end with what appears to be a crown close to the heart shaped counterguard, urn shaped pommel, held in leather scabbard with brass frog stud


Lot 361

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£100.00

Description

Victorian 1827 pattern Rifle Officers sword, blade etched with crowned strung bugle with possibly ' Lancashire' above and 'Volunteer Rifles' below, proof mark to one side of ricasso with maker on other side, appears to be ' M Verity, Mosely St. Manchester' shagreen grip bound with wire, held in steel scabbard with two rings


Lot 362

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George V/VI 1897 Pattern Officers Sword by Wilkinson, unusual etched blade with lotus leaf design, Rising Sun symbol with 'SMS' cypher below,and another sunburst symbol surrounded with what looks like sanskrit script, makers name to one side of ricasso, proof mark to the other, 'GRI' cypher to hilt with wire bound shagreen grip, possibly made for one of the Indian Princely States


Lot 363

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£80.00

Description

British 1796 pattern Infantry Officers Sword, straight fullered blade, lightly engraved, with double shell guard and urn shaped pommel, wired grip


Lot 364

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£350.00

Description

British 1899 pattern Cavalry Troopers Sword by Enfield, fullered slightly curved blade, dated '01 with broad arrow and Enfield inspection marks on Ricasso and spine, checkered grips, guard stamped with Enfield maker mark and broad arrow, held in steel scabbard


Lot 365

Description

1827 pattern Rifle Officers Levee sword made by S.J Pillin, Gerrard Street, Soho, etched blade, 23 mm wide at ricasso, with Imperial crown one side and strung bugle with '21 Middlesex Rifle Volunteers' to the other, proof mark and makers name to ricasso, Gothic hilt with Victoria crown over strung bugle, shagreen grip bound with wire, held in steel scabbard with two carrying rings, straight blade unusual for a Rifle Officers sword, however, officers were given considerable freedom in choosing the exact details of the blades being mounted in regulation style hilts, so long as their swords looked approximately regulation when worn, 21st Middlesex Rifle Volunteers were the ancestors of the 11th Battalion the London Regiment, the Finsbury Rifles


Lot 366

Description

A George V 1850 Pattern Artillery Officers Sword by Austin & Oaker, Maddox Street, London, etched blade with Royal Cypher and Royal Artillery crest, makers name to one side of ricasso, proof mark to the other, shagreen grip bound with wire, held in leather field service scabbard


Lot 367

Sold For

£130.00

Description

George V 1897 Pattern British Infantry officers sword by Hobson & Sons, Lexington Street, London, Royal Cyphers etched on blade, maker name on one side of ricasso, proof mark to the other, blade shortened by approx 1 1/2 inches and repointed, held in leather field service scabbard


Lot 368

Sold For

£70.00

Description

Spanish 1895 Pattern Cavalry Troopers Sword, curved unfullered blade, marked on one side of ricasso ' Artilleria Fabrico de Toledo ' and serial number 10147 on the other, full cup hilt with checkered walnut grip of anotomical form, held in steel scabbard with one suspension ring


Lot 369

Sold For

£120.00

Description

Victorian 1822 pattern Infantry NCO's sword with slightly curved fullered blade, inspection mark stamped to ricasso, brass Gothic hilt with ' VR ' Cypher, fish skin grip bound with brass wire, held in steel scabbard with two rings