Estimate: $350 - $500
A Victorian General Officer’s sword,, an untouched example in steel scabbard. The brass hilt with crown over wreathed, crossed sword and baton motif, brass stepped pommel and back strap, wire bound fish skin grip. Finely etched blade retaining nearly all of the polished finish with crowned mirrored VR cipher to one side and sword and baton to the opposite; proof slug and retailer's mark Hawkes & Co, London at the ricasso, serial number 1874. Blade 840mm, overall 995mm.