Boer War Era British Royal Horse Artillery
Named Officer's Sword, for sale
In good condition, a browned (camouflaged) Boer War era British
RHA officer's sword, etched with the officer's name.
The hilt / guard has been "cleaned" but the scabbard
is still browned (this is not rust / patina, but rather the chemical
browning used to camouflage steel scabbards, typically during the
Boer War). The blade is etched with the officer's name, "J
The 32 1/4 inch blade is in good condition, but with some rubbing
/ wear; it has been period sharpened (not so sharp now) and is firm
in the hilt. The hilt / guard has aged, though the grip is in good
condition for its age still. The scabbard is in good shape. The
sword sheathes and draws well.
An un researched sword, with bags of potential, for just £400.
Please quote item reference N48. Further / full sized images available
upon request. Box 1337-1m (2.035)