Georgian Naval Fighting Sword c 1780


Excellent and rare example of this pattern of sword gilt brass hilt with inset anchor to guard and slotted cross guard multi wire binding forms the grip. The blade is single edged with flat back and engraved with G R crown and floral decoration complete with black leather scabbard with matching gilt mounts 2 loose rings and frog stud. overall length 97cm blade 83cm For Reference please see Swords for Sea Service plate 18 and Naval swords by Annis page 32 – 33 item 13,14 National Maritime Museum No 305

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