WW1 era British Royal Navy Junior Officer's
Sword, for sale
In overall good condition, WW1 era British Royal Navy Junior Officer's
Sword, Scabbard, All Weather Bag.
No maker's / retailer's details etched to ricasso indicating manufacture
during height of WW1 (1917/1918).
The 31 1/4 inch blade has some rust / patina patches, but it overall
good and firm in the hilt. The brass hilt is good, the folding guard
section works as it should. The black fishskin grip in mostly good
condition but with a couple of small wear or moth holes one side;
the twisted grip wire in good order. The black leather with brass
fittings scabbard aged but good. The sword sheathes and draws well,
the scabbard securing pin mechanism works well. The all weather
bag with age / wear but sound.
Junior officer black fishskin swords are much scarcer than white
fishskin officer swords. This one can be yours for £400. Please
quote item reference R96. Further / full sized images available
upon request. Box 0598-1m (1.951).