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George VI Royal West Kent Regiment Infantry Officers Sword, for sale

In overall very good condition, a George VI Royal West Kent Regiment infantry officer's sword; Col J B Wilson.

George VI Royal West Kent Regiment Infantry Officers Sword

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The Wilkinson Sword of Colonel John Bainbridge Wilson, late of Royal West Kent Regiment and ultimately the British Intelligence Corps. Serial number 68920 for 1950, complete with original West Kent Regiment brass badge plate.

The 32 1/4 blade is in overall very good condition, some wear, etc. of course, with initials "J. B. W." to the name tablet section. Blade firm in the hilt. The steel hilt generally very good, a light rusting / patina to the inside. The (faux) fishskin grip and twisted wire bindings are in good shape. Leather sword knot and field service scabbard / belts with age / wear but sound. The sword sheathes and draws well.

Good sword, firm provenance, plenty of research potential, yours for £600. Please quote item reference number AC07. Further / full sized pictures available upon request. Box 0145-1.18 (2.288).

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