online Militaria dealer - Antique-Militaria [UK]
magnify icon Search militaria Medals - Arms - Militaria
Home icon Antique Militaria Home Cart icon Cart Checkout icon Checkout about us icon About us for the SEs and the curious Site map Telephone icon Contact us People shaking hands icon Customer comments | Help
Title 1908 pattern trooper's sword
Nationality British
Period 1915
Sold
 (This item is subject to special postage, click here for more information.)

This has a magnificent blade, which is marked 'EFD' for Enfield Lock Arsenal, and dated December 1915. It has the Mediterranean/Mesopotamian front paint finish, a slightly darker tone to the scabbard than the hilt. The scabbard is maker marked 'Mole' and also dated 1915.

It cannot be stressed how a rare a survivor such a sword is, with all its original paintwork intact. There are a few scars and scuffs to the finish on the scabbard and the hilt has the pommel and the ferrule painted black, perhaps some personal idiosyncracy on the part of the orignal owner?

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Edged Weapons : Swords : British : 20th Century]

testimonials

I received the cockade today and am very pleased!

D B, UK, 27.12.2010

Hello Chris, just to let you know that I received the parcel, very pleased with it.

C T, UK, 08.03.2006

more...