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1788 Heavy Cavalry Troopers Sword

A good 1788 type Cavalry troopers sword.

I was told by the gentleman that this sword was purchased from that it was produced for troopers of the 1st Life Guards, from a contract completed by Thomas Gill in 1789.

This would explain the presence of the Garter Star on the blade.

There is also a rack/troop number on the front of the guard. Again, this may be an indication that it is infact a troopers sword.

The sword is in good solid condition with no movement. The hilt has a globular pommel, original turned wooden grip, with replacement brass wire. Obviously not original, but appears to have been in place for some time.

The basket guard may have had a bar removed on either side to aid grip, with the lower swirling S bars still in place. No signs of cracking or damage.

35 inch single fullered blade in very good condition, showing the makers name "GILL" and the motto "Unparalleled" The Garter Star appears on both sides of the blade, along with a crowned "GR" royal cypher, and floral swags.

A very fine sword, in very good condition. And if the link to the Life Guards can be firmly established, then it could easily double in value.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52503Price: 1250.00 GBP

This item is Age Restricted

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Wilkinson 2nd Pattern FS Knife

A very good etched 2nd pattern. This variation with the blackened brass grip and bright blade.

Displaying clear etched panels to either side of the full length 6.75 inch blade. The blade has some light staining and signs of sharpening, but is generally very good condition overall, and whilst showing clear signs of being carried, it is has obviously been well cared for.

Complete with correct brown leather scabbard with blued brass chape. Elastic present but detached on one side.

This example was carried by a soldier of the Reconnaissance Corps, the soldiers name will be provided to the new owner.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52500Price: 895.00 GBP

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Princess Mary Gift Tin

A fine complete set, which has obviously always been together, but has two packs of tobacco, rather than one of cigarettes. A mistake? or perhaps swapped at the time of receipt with ones of his pals?

Either way, and interesting and wholly original ensemble, complete with Christmas card, photograph and bullet pencil.

Code: 52501Price: 225.00 GBP

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British 1892 Pattern Household Cavalry Trooper’s Sword

A very fine Wilkinson produced 1892 Pattern Household Cavalry Trooper's Sword.

Markings to either ricasso, including WSC for the Wilkinson Sword Company,

Retaining all the original plating to both hilt and blade.

The guard featuring the Kings crown over a stylised "HC" for Household Cavalry.

Numbered quillion.

Shagreen and wire wrapped grip with light wear.

No scabbard.

Blade length is 34.5 inches, 41 inches overall.

Code: 52499Price: 325.00 GBP

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Cut Down SMLE Bayonet Fighting Knife

A very unusual and quite effective conversion from a broken SMLE bayonet.

Elongated brass cross guard carrying the initials GV along with the nuber 1805 to the opposite side, likely the initials and partial serial number of the owner.

Blade length 5.75 inches, 9 inches overall.

The scabbard also skillfully cut down, and fitted with a belt loop fabricated from a Sam Browne cross strap.

Likely Great War in date.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52502Price: 125.00 GBP

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Royal Nepalese Presentation Kukri

An interesting and rare Silver Gilt kothimora presentation kukri, bearing the arms of Nepal.

Produced for presentation to foreign dignitaries and people of note.

Triple fullered 13 inch blade with unusual "hooked" kaudi.

Silver gilt pommel and bolster.

The scabbard with highly detailed coat of arms to the top mount, some damage to the lower mount and a skillful repair to the back edge with a copper stitch.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52509Price: 595.00 GBP

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Victorian Officers Bowie Knife

A very good example of a horn and nickel silver hilted Victorian Officers Bowie Knife.

The maker's mark hard to decipher, but appears to be "S&J Earle".

Provision in the hilt for another small blade or tool.

Heavy duty leather scabbard with two front pockets, in the manner of a Scottish dress dirk.

11.5 inch blade. 16 inches overall.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52511Price: 325.00 GBP

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Large Sacrificial Dashain Kukri

A very large and highly decorative kukri, produced for use at sacrificial festivals such as Dashain.

Housed in a beautifully carved Newar produced scabbard. It has suffered due to the size and weight of the kukri, but could be repaired.

20 inch blade. 26 inches overall.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52508Price: 295.00 GBP

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Pistol Ammunition Bandolier

Also named "Adie", an unusual 20 round Bandolier for pistol ammunition.

Good condition supple leather, total length 45 inches.

Code: 52507Price: 55.00 GBP

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Victorian Holster

A good supple British Officers revolver holster.

Two belt loops to the back, and provision for the cleaning rod, which accompanies the holster.

Named to Adie on the interior of the flap.

12 inches in length.

Code: 52506Price: 85.00 GBP

This item is Age Restricted

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