1822P Georgian (George IV) British Infantry
Officer's Sword, Sold
In good condition, a George IV 1822P British Infantry Officer's
Sword with pipe back blade, etched to retailer Dunsford.
Early brown leather scabbard. Being a George IV 1822 Pattern, this
dates the sword from 1822 to 1830.
The 32 1/4 inch pipe back quill point blade is in good condition
and firm in the hilt. The brass hilt with some disfiguration but
not too much. The fishskin grip is good, as are the twisted grip
wire bindings. Part of the leather inner hilt insert remains studded
to the folding section of the guard, which section works / folds
well. The leather and metal fittings scabbard is aged but in well
above average condition for its age. The sword sheathes and draws
Not many of these around, nor in such good condition. A true investment
at just £? (too late, now sold). Please quote item reference
R34 (0512). Further / full sized images available upon request.