1856 Pattern Pioneers Sawback Short Sword Sidearm & Scabbard By Wilkinson Sword.This is a very good condition 1856 Pattern British Pioneers Sawback Short Sword Sidearm. It has a broad 57cm long blade with deeply cut sawback teeth section to top of blade. The forte shows polished acceptance stamps etc, with manufacturer stamp for Wilkinson (Sword) London. It has a heavy ribbed Brass handle with full knuckle bow, slotted at the base for lanyard. The sidearm is complete with original leather scabbard with brass mounts. All stitching and leather of the scabbard is intact, with small areas of separation showing. The upper brass chape is unit stamped 1st V. B. L. N. L. R. 4. (4th Platoon/Company, 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment). A very collectable piece indeed and one to show your mates around the bar after 6 or more cold ones.