A scarce British c.1780 Naval Officer’s Sword and Scabbard
A good example of a short hanger type carried by English naval officers during the last quarter of the 18th Century. The hilt is brass, with a typical fluted shell guard and bone grip. The pommel is faceted and with a domed top. The blade is plain and single-fullered. Complete with original leather scabbard and brass frog loop. This is an interesting piece and the relative plainness of the sword might also indicate use by a lower rank.
Condition of the Sword
Hilt in excellent shape – blade with staining. The scabbard is missing its chape.
Specifications of the Sword
Blade length is 25 inches (29 inches overall).
GOT ANY QUESTIONS? PLEASE FEEL FREE TO E-MAIL ME AT: email@example.com
DO YOU COLLECT ANTIQUE SWORDS?
DO YOU WANT TO KNOW THE VALUE OF YOUR SWORDS?
IF SO, YOU NEED TO PURCHASE THESE FULL COLOUR BOOKS!!
CLICK IMAGES TO BUY YOUR SWORD BOOKS!!