SWORDS AND SIDE-ARMS.
 

1897 Pattern British Infantry Officer's Sword
with leather scabbard. By Henry Wilkinson, No. 48949.  SOLD 
Spotting to plating on hilt. GV cypher on hilt and blade (King George V).
  
 
                               
1897 Pattern British Infantry Officer's sword with leather scabbard. No maker or retailer on blade.  SOLD
GV cypher on hilt and blade. (King George V).

 


1822 Pattern British Army Infantry Officer's Sword with metal scabbard. Brass VR cypher hilt. Sword retailed by HARMAN CALCUTTA. SOLD  
VR cypher on blade. Harman & Co. were a military and civil tailors based in Calcutta.
 

Royal Artillery Staff Sergeant's Sword (RSM) with metal and leather scabbard.  SOLD
Plain blade with issue mark. Stamped "E" for Enfield. Pre-1889 when a new type of sword was adopted.




1897 Pattern Staff Sergeant's Sword (RSM) with metal scabbard. made by Wilkinson.  SOLD
Has various issue stamps on blade. Inside hilt is stamped: 10/01 4.D.F. 1-22 - suggests issue in 1901 to the 4th Dublin Fusiliers (note in 1901 only the 1st and 2nd Battalions were listed as "Royal Dublin Fusiliers". This then has a line scored through it and underneath is stamped: R.W.K. 1 which would be 1st Bn Royal West Kents.



1882 Pattern French Infantry Officer's Sword with horn hilt and metal scabbard.  275
Scabbard has hole on one side about half way down. Maker on blade, near hilt. Initials engraved on back of handle - MH or HM.

 
Imperial German Infantry Officer's Sword with metal scabbard.   285 
Single-edged, pipeback blade, etched "EISENHAUER" (Iron proof quality). Blade by WKC Solingen (Weyersburg, Kirschbaum & Co. Solingen, Germany)
1895 Pattern GVI Cypher Infantry Sword with leather scabbard.  250
Retailed by Army & Navy Co-Operative Society. A GVI cypher has been set into handle in brass and etching on the blade has been ground away.

Victorian British Pioneer's Sword without scabbard. Brass handle stamped: 12.1892 M 5.K.R.R. 5 (5th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps)  325
Blade has WD stamp on both sides. Blade is 22 1/2 inches long. 

Spanish Military Sword in metal scabbard.  195
Blade marked "TOLEDO. SPAIN" 

French Gladius style sword without scabbard. 100

Victorian British Army Bandman's Sword without scabbard.  300

1856 Pattern British Army Bandman's Sword without scabbard. Bugle on hilt.   300
Sword marked on blade 51st Foot.
Victorian British Army Bandsman's Sword without scabbard. No stamps.  295
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Bavarian/British? Sword without scabbard.   185  
Possibly originally had a cross-guard but this may have been removed.
Indian Tulwar with leather scabbard.   SOLD
Tewkesbury Abbey Church Commemorative Dagger by Wilkinson   150
Issued by Wilkinson Sword in 1971 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the battle during the Wars of the Roses.
Dagger is 40 cm long and has the coat of arms of Tewkesbury at the top. The blade shows Tewkesbury Abbey Church and the date 1121. After the Battle of Tewkesbury, defeated Lancastrians sought refuge in the abbey but the Yorkists forced entry and killed them.
Dagger is
loose mounted on a wooden plaque for display.
oose mounted on a wooden plaque for display.