***NOW SOLD***1854 Pattern Grenadier Guards Officers' Sword.
Silver plated three bar hilt featuring the regimental badge of the Grenadier Guards. Grip is in fine condition. The near mint long impressive double etched blade with battle honours is by 'Robert Mole and Sons, Birmingham, Makers to the War and India Offices' and with the official gilt proof mark, the obverse side of the blade displays the Grenadier Guard flaming grenade badge, Royal crown and battle honours: 'Aama, Sevastopol, Tel-el, Kebir, Inkerman, Egypt 1882, Suakin 1885' and all set in an ornate foliage panel. The reverse side also features an ornate etch decorative panel with more battle honours: 'Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudenarde, Malplaquet, Dettingen, Lincelles, Corunna, Barrosa, Peninsula and Waterloo' - the quality of the etching is exceptional and the condition is almost mint. Complete with matching scabbard that still retains about 90% original silver plating. A superb officers sword to an elite English Regiment.