Victorian 74th Highlander Officer’s Sword by Wilkinson


Victorian 74th Highlander Officer’s Sword by Henry Wilkinson early example not number but with the family crest of Fordyce plus initials G W F – George William Fordyce. Regulation basket hilt complete with liner. The broad sword blade in super condition good deep engraving with V R Crown, regimental badge, I X X I and family crest, maker marked Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London . It is complete with steel scabbard. Notes: Attack on the troops under Lieutenant-Colonel Fordyce of the 74th Highlanders, while forcing their way through the Kroomie Forest on 8th September 1851 Reference: Swords of the British Army Revised Edition page 182 Blade Length: 83cm, overall Length: 101cm

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