1796 Silver Hilt Renfrewshire Yeomanry Presentation Sword


1796 Hallmarked Silver Gilt Hilted Renfrewshire Yeomanry Presentation sword. 1796 Infantry officer’s hilt made of solid silver with gilt finish with some age wear so the silver is showing through in area’s plus super decoration and hallmarks. The blade is fully engraved to the tip with GR crown, St Andrew holding the cross, trophies of arms, standing Britannia, Winged Victory and early Renfrewshire crest all surrounded by floral decoration, note some engraving is inlayed with gilt and some is not. The presentation reads as follows: A Present From The Non – Commiss’d Officers & Privates Of the 3rd Company Renfrewshire Yeomanry to Capt Andrew Wilson Bring An Expression Of Their Esteem & Attachment To Him For His Persevering Attention To Their Discipline & Oeconomy While They Had The Honour Of Being Commanded By Him As Their Captain 27th February 1802. It is complete with black leather scabbard with hallmarked silver mounts please note age repairs.

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