1803 Pattern British Army Officers Sword


1803 pattern British infantry officers sword.



An interesting 1803 pattern British infantry offers sword. This heavy bladed sword of regulation pattern however has a 32.5 inch plain central fullered, curved sabre blade. slightly longer than the regulation size for the pattern. The once gilded brass regulation hilt with lion head pommel,GR cypher in the knuckle guard and wire bound leather grip. This was a sword made for an officer to use and not for show.