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British Infantry Officers’ Swords

From left to right: Pattern 1827 Rifle Officer’s Sword, Pattern 1897 Infantry Officer’s Sword (with VR cypher), Pattern 1897 Infantry Officer’s Sword (with ERVII cypher).

Two British Steel-hilted Infantry Swords; one late Victorian, the other Edward VII, and another similar 1827 pattern sword of the British rifle Regiment with pierced hilt, all approximately 38 ins (97 cms) overall in length.