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Title 2nd County of London Yeomanry sword
Nationality British
Period c 1901
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Uniquely worn from 1901/02 by the Westminster Dragoons, this was finally replaced during WW1 by the 1908 pattern cavalry trooper's sword. The blade is etched with the name 'Hamburger Rogers & Co London' at the forte - to my knowledge, of the approximately 450 of these swords actually produced, all of them are by this maker.

The grip is ebony. Both hilt and scabbard show a somewhat pickled surface consonant with old rust being carefully cleaned off with a wire mop.

In the March 2002 issue of The Journal of the Arms & Armour Society (London), there is a seven-page article (with two pages of clear photographs showing this exact sword), which explains in great depth the background and use of this weapon. A copy of The Journal is available to the purchaser of this sword.

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


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

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Hi.recived the svt 40 bayonet today.great item.

P L, Sweden, 06.08.2012

Swords mattered [arrived?]. I am very content. You still have which good swords for the sale?

H K, Germany, 17.10.2005

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