East India Company 1822 Officer’s Sword

£1,850.00

East India Company 1822 Officer’s Sword, when new 1822 infantry officer’s sword was introduced by the British Army the East India Company followed suit. However on the guard the King’s monogram was replaced by the rampant lion of the company and this was repeated on the blade. Apart from the foremention it is a regulation 1822 by John Prosser maker to the King with gilt hilt fish skin grip and a slightly curved pipeback blade which is excellent condition and well etched. It is complete with brass scabbard For further information please see: Soldiers of the Raj The Indian Army 1600 to 1947 also there is a example of this sword in the National Army Museum 6005 – 92

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