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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 16

    A VICTORIAN RIFLE REGIMENT OFFICER'S REGULATION SWORD; AND THREE FENCING FOILS

    THE FIRST CIRCA 1855-60, THE REMAINING PIECES 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN RIFLE REGIMENT OFFICER'S REGULATION SWORD; AND THREE FENCING FOILS
    THE FIRST CIRCA 1855-60, THE REMAINING PIECES 19TH CENTURY
    The first with etched fullered blade signed 'Cator & Co.', iron guard of 1827 pattern incorporating the strung bugle device of The Rifle Regiment, wire-bound rayskin grip, and in its original steel scabbard; a foil with gilt-brass double shell and pommel each cast in relief with scrollwork; and two plain foils
    The sword 40½ in. (102.8 cm.) long
    four in the lot (4)


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