1897 pattern Infantry Officer sword, plated hilt with GVR cyphir, copper wire bound fish skin grip, blade with Crown over PROVED proof mark. Proof mark usually denotes Wilkinson manufacture. Standard etched blade with Crowned GVR cyphir both sides in its plated dress scabbard. Blade 830mm long.
A very presentable example.Plating overall excellent, dent free scabbard. Some wear to fish skin grip covering.