British 1827 Pattern Royal Navy Officers Sword. Elizabeth II
» British 1827 Pattern Royal Navy Officers Sword. Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II British P1827 Royal Navy officer’s sword.
The 797mm single edged blade has a broad, flat spine tapering to an upper false edge and spear point. A broad single fuller runs along both sides of the blade ending in a medial rib down to the point.
The blade is etched with a crown and the Royal Navy fouled anchor motif between fouled oak leaves and acorns. The obverse of the blade bears the royal cypher of Queen Elizabeth II amidst fouled oak boughs. The blade is clean and bright and in excellent condition.
The solid half-basket hilt is made of gilded brass and is in excellent condition. The bowl of the guard bears the Georgian crown and fouled anchor of the Royal Navy. The inner folding guard is in perfect working order and mates nicely with the pin on the scabbard. The mane of the highly detailed lion head pommel forms the back strap and the “D” guard extends from below the lion’s chin. The twisted copper wire wrap is present and in excellent condition.
The brass mounted black leather scabbard is original to the sword and is in excellent condition. The sword sheaths and draws well and is held firmly within the scabbard.
This Royal Navy officer’s sword is in excellent condition. Given a polish, it would be parade ready. This would be a great sword for a serving officer.