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    Sale 5438

    The Sunday Sale

    30 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 89

    AN EDWARD VII NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD

    BY GIEVE MATTHEWS & SEAGROVE LTD., LONDON, PORTSMOUTH & DEVONPORT

    Price Realised  

    AN EDWARD VII NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD
    By Gieve Matthews & Seagrove Ltd., London, Portsmouth & Devonport
    The fullered etched blade with double edge spear point, gilt hilt, wire bound fish skin grip and bullion loop, leather and brass-mounted scabbard, and numbered '5'
    30¼ in. (77 cm.) blade
    Together with an Edward VII Naval Officer's Dirk, with bullion loop, scabbard -- 17¾ in. (45 cm.) blade (2)


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