19C Kotah Rajasthan Army Officer's Sword,
A super-rare 19C Kotah / Kota (Rajasthan) Army Officer's Sword
in good condition.
is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The sword is modeled
on the British 1854 pattern infantry officer's sword, but this sword
was made within the British Raj (British India). It bears the central
section the Kotah coat of arms which also features on their flag.
The 24 inch hand forged blade is in good condition, some light
pitting and patina, a few period nicks to the cutting edge near
the point, and firm in the hilt. The "gothic" brass hilt
is in good order. The snakeskin leather grip is good, the twisted
grip wire overall good but some lesser turns missing. The leather
scabbard good for age. The sword sheathes and draws well.
You wont get another! Just £225. Please quote item reference
T62A. Further / full sized pictures available upon request. Box