British Naval 1786 Pattern Naval Officers 5 Ball Hilt Sword & Scabbard. Features a fire gilded Adam design pommel, with hand engraved details, lanyard ring on 5 ball brass knuckle bow, same design to fouled anchor adorned cross guard, with flat circular brass quillon. The reeded ivory grip is in excellent condition, with brass fouled anchor badge, with hand engraved details to middle and lower brass band. The straight 70cm long blade, shows engraving to both sides, with royal cypher of King George III and trophies of arms, scrolls etc.Maker engraved to Bland & Foster to spine, with some age pitting and polishing overall, with blade in generally good condition. The leather and gilded (worn) brass scabbards in very good condition, with all original stitching present and fixing lockets.
Retailer engraved to rear locket for R. Johnston (Late Bland & Foster), Sword Cutler & Belt maker to his Majesty, 68 St James St London. A rarely encountered sword in very good condition for age and most certainly worn on the high seas fighting Napoleons Navies for supremacy of the seas during the Napoleonic Wars. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research.
We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year.Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item "Pre WW1 British Naval 1786 Pattern Naval Officers 5 Ball Hilt Sword & Scabbard" is in sale since Friday, September 29, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1914 - 1918 (WWI)". The seller is "jb_military_antiques_14" and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA.
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