victoriansword: British Light Infantry Officer…


British Light Infantry Officer’s Sword, c.1800-10

A Georgian Light Company Officer’s sword, 68.5 cm sharply curved blade frost etched with Royal Arms WARRANTED an angel a pineapple a figure of Britannia and a crowned GR cipher, regulation steel stirrup hilt, the pommel chiselled with a lion’s head, copper wire bound ivory grip, contained in its steel scabbard, complete with knot. One scabbard ring replaced.

This sword is insanely beautiful. I’m geeking out over this thing.