Victorian British Royal Navy Officer's Levee
Sword, for sale
In fair condition, a Victorian British Royal Navy Officer's Levee
Sword, Scabbard, All Weather Cover.
No maker's name. Light levee weight blade.
The 29 3/4 inch blade has some pitting and has been heavily cleaned.
Blade firm in hilt. The hilt retaining some gilt and in good condition.
The grip is quite good, some wear patches, and has been post extra
whitened. The grip wires all seem good. The leather and metal fittings
scabbard has age; several weak areas, stitching to back coming undone.
The sword sheathes and draws a little stickily; the locating / securing
pin / folding guard section works well. The all weather cover is
aged and the hood section has come adrift.
Not often you can but a British Victorian naval officer's sword
with all weather cover for just £300. Please quote item reference
Q36. Further / full sized images available upon request. Box 0338-1m