RARE 1887 WW1 BRITISH HEAVY CAVALRY SWORD & SCABBARD KING EDWARD VII BY EDWARD THURKLE LONDON
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Offered is an original King Edward 7th era (1901-1910), 1887 pattern British heavy cavalry sword by Edward Thurkle of London.
Features a superb and solid, heavy cavalry pattern guard with shagreen & wire grip, plain ball topped pommel with checkered steel back-strap. 88.5cm long blade is in good condition with laurel leaf etchings running 1/2 the length of both sides of the blades surface, etched royal arms & crowned royal cypher for Edward VII to centre, all etching showing polish wear. Blade edge is armoury sharpened with silver bend proof “T” slug & manufacturer details to the ricasso. The nickel service scabbard is in excellent condition with just one small dent to surface.
A rare heavy cavalry sword from the short reign of King Edward 7th. Sword measures 106cm, 111.5cm in scabbard.