Last update: February 21,  2024

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English M 1856 pattern Pioneer sawback sword by WILKINSON-LONDON. Unit marked.

SEN5 EXC+ R3
€ 850,00
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Description

English M 1856 Pattern Pioneer sawback sword. Excellent+ bright finished plain sawback blade with a large false edge and sharp teeth. English makers name: WILKINSON-LONDONa Wilkinson inspection marking: Crown over 49 over W and the date: 12 '96. on the ricasso. Reverse side is marked: /I\ over WD, a Wilkinson inspection marking: Crown over 49 over W and a blade testing X mark. Excellent non-detachable brass hilt with a single B shaped brass single hand guard with a knot slit in top and a forward swept quillion. Brass grips are riveted to the blade tang by four steel rivets. Top of the quillon is dated and Unit marked4/1897 over V over 1. N n. over 1 (= First Battalion of the Northhamptonshire  Regiment.)
Excellent black leather scabbard with brass mounts. Leather body is Wilkinson marked: /I\ , Crown over W and 49. Top mount with oval frog stud. All stitches intact, no dents to the top mount and a small indentation to the chape only.
Comes with its Excellent leather sword knot with two slides as found 
Total length: 70,5 cm.  Width at the ricasso: 3,4 cm

In the years 1881–1914, the two regular battalions of the Northhamptonshire  Regiment saw overseas service in Hong KongIndiaSingapore and South Africa, with the regiment receiving battle honours for actions in the North West Frontier Province and the Second Boer War.[4] 

Scarce British pioneer sword in an all Excellent+ condition


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Edged Weapons
Cees N.J. van den Assem
7131 BB Lichtenvoorde
Netherlands

edgedweapons.nl@kpnmail.nl
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