A ROYAL NAVY HALF-BASKET HILT GRVI OFFICER'S SWORD
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A ROYAL NAVY HALF-BASKET HILT GRVI OFFICER'S SWORD

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A ROYAL NAVY HALF-BASKET HILT GRVI OFFICER'S SWORD
the 31½in. etched steel blade with 'GRVI' cypher, signed GIEVES, the gilt-brass hilt with hinged thumb guard engraved F.A.P. FAUSSET R.N., wire-bound white fish-skin grip, lion's head pommel with full mane, complete with gilt-brass mounted leather scabbard with frog loops and outer transit covers and a quantity of belting; together with a GRV Royal Navy dirk also by Gieves, of standard pattern, engraved on the upper scabbard R.D.L.D., the sword -- 37¼in. (94.5cm.) long
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