British 1821 Pattern Royal Artillery Officer’s Sword – WW1 Named Wilkinson

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An interesting British WW1 1821 Pattern Royal Artillery Officer's Sword -  WW1 named Wilkinson to an officer in the Royal Artillery

This British 1821 Pattern Royal Artillery Officer's Sword - WW1 Named Wilkinson - was carried by an officer in the Royal Artillery during the First War.  It was owned by H A de Boureire (or possibly Bourerie) and has not been researched.  He has an unusual name and would British Army Records would probably turn up something without too much trouble and time.  The sword is of typical form, with a steel, three bar hilt and grip covered in fishskin and silver twistwire.  The blade has the serial number 50777 and according to the Wilkinson Sword record (that is included with the sword) it was sold on the 14th December 1915.  Blade has typical engraving, including Royal Artillery motifs of cannon and lightning bolts and royal crown and cypher for King George V.  Complete with a leather field service scabbard.  An interesting sword worthy of further research.

Condition of the Sword

In good condition overall with some staining to the blade and wear to scabbard.

Specifications of the Blade

Blade length is 35 inches (42 inches overall.

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