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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    A PRESENTATION SILVER-HILTED SABRE; AN OFFICER'S SILVER-HILTED SPADROON; FOUR REGULATION SWORDS; A SILVER-HILTED HANGER; A SOCKET BAYONET; A CHINESE SWORD; AND A KASTANE

    LATE 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES

    Price Realised  

    A PRESENTATION SILVER-HILTED SABRE; AN OFFICER'S SILVER-HILTED SPADROON; FOUR REGULATION SWORDS; A SILVER-HILTED HANGER; A SOCKET BAYONET; A CHINESE SWORD; AND A KASTANE
    LATE 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES
    The first with curved blade etched with the date '1799' and the inscriptions 'Reward of Merit' and 'Presented to Sergt Broodbank by...Compy YLV', silver stirrup hilt, ivory grip (chipped), and original scabbard (hallmarks indistinct); the second with etched blade, spadroon hilt, fluted ivory grip, and signed silver scabbard locket (hallmarks indistinct); a 1796 pattern infantry officer's sword, with etched blade, in its original scabbard; and seven other edged weapons.
    The first 30¾in (78.2cm) blade (10)


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