British Pattern 1827 Naval Officer’s Sword
Early 19th Century British Naval Officers Sword, pipe back blade etched with 1801-1816 Royal arms and fouled anchor, regulation gilt brass hilt with folding side guard, lion’s head pommel, fouled anchor in guard, wire bound fish skin grip, remains of bullion dress knot, in its brass mounted leather scabbard. Blade 74 cm, overall 89 cm. Good condition, hilt retains approx. 80% original gilding, some patches of light pitting to blade, traces of gilding to scabbard mounts.