Ref: 1081 - British P1821 Artillery Officer's Fighting Sword. Crimean War Period (1853-1856) by Pritchett.
Royal Artillery Sword by Pritchett.
'Pritchett, Maker St James's Street, London'.
Beautifully etched blade in sleepy condition complete with scabbard.
Great example of a Victorian Artillery officer’s fighting sword. The large slightly curved blade has a broad spine and a single, wide fuller on both sides. The blade terminates in a spear point. The blade is crisply etched with Queen Victoria’s Royal cypher amidst foliate scrollwork. The obverse of the blade shows the winged lightning bolts of the Artillery. This is a fighting sword is an oustanding example of its type in untouched condition. The blade is in excellent untouched condition with almost no age tarnish. The steel three-bar guard and ray skin grip are in excellent condition and the twisted copper wire is intact and tight. The sword comes in its original steel scabbard.
A very nice sleeper condition Crimean period (1853-1856) fighting sword.