BRITISH ARMY 1854 P INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD & SCABBARD BOER WAR
Boer War British Army Light Infantry Officer's 1854 pattern presentation sword, as worn by Officer's on war service.
The sword features a bound fish skin grip, mounted onto an a partial chequered nickel back strap and nickel guard, with the Royal Cypher for Queen Victoria (1837-1901). The blade has battle & laurel leaf etchings running 1/2 down the length of both sides of the 83 cm slightly curved blade. Good polished overall royal arms and Light Infantry bugle running along both sides of the blade. The blade is star proved is in very good condition, with minor blemishing to lower end tip. Maker marked KEMP LEDDELL & Co. ARMOURERS 41 LONDON WALL. The leather field service scabbard is in very good condition. This would have to have been made during the 1870's given the etching and scroll work. Overall length:102 cm.