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George V / WW2 British Royal Navy Officer's Sword, F.M. Duthie, For Sale

In very good condition, a George V / WW2 British Royal Navy Officer's Sword, Surgeon Commander F.M. Duthie.

George V / WW2 British Royal Navy Officer's Sword, Surg Cmdr F.M. Duthie

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A scarce example of a George V etched sword (the vast majority simply have the British Royal Coat of Arms). The sword of Surgeon Commander F.M. Duthie, R.N. who served throughout WW2, survived, and retired on 27th May 1953. Sword marked to "Gieves", so a Wilkinson made sword.




His son's or younger brother's RN sword can be found here.

The 31 1/4 inch slender dress weight blade well etched and in very good condition for its age. Blade firm in the hilt. The hilt retains much gilt. The fishskin grip and grip wires in very good condition. Original sword knot with some age / grubbiness / wear but overall very good. Leather and brass fittings scabbard also good; the sword sheathes and well, the folding guard section locates onto the scabbard securing pin. The black all weather bag and belts with age / surface cracking, part strap, a tear to the hood but sound.

A lovely sword with accoutrements. Tons of research potential. A snip at £550. Please quote item reference T99. Further / full sized images available upon request. Box 0813-1m (2.283).

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