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A British 1827 pattern sword

Lot 3 (Medals & Militaria with Country Pursuits, 13th December 2019)

Sold for £500

Lot details

A British 1827 pattern sword, having an 81cm curved blade, the gilt brass folding hilt with VR cypher, having a wire bound fish skin grip, 97cm, together with a 19th century Indian Tulwar, having an 82cm curved blade with a gilt decorated hilt and disc pommel, 95cm. (2)

Condition report

Indian sword – blade pitted and with several nicks to the edge, the sword grip is tight with no movement.

British sword – overall condition poor with nicks to almost the entire length of the blade, no number apparent, wire to grip is loose, fishskin grip with losses.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.


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