British Officer’s Sword, Late 18th Century Ge…

British Officer’s Sword, Late 18th Century

Georgian Naval or Infantry Officer’s Silver Hilt Sword c.1770-80, straight single edge blade gilt etched with crowned Royal Arms (pre-1801), crowned GIIIR, trophy of arms, foliate and rococo ornament, and J.J.Runkell Solingen along back edge, silver hilt (not hall marked), flat back gripstrap with engraved borders, knuckle bow swollen towards the pommel, narrow langets extending into the chequered ivory grips, quillon with stepped finial. Blade 81.5cm, overall 92.5cm.