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Title Indian Police officer's sword
Nationality British
Period c 1914
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Nice example, with a slightly scruffy pigskin scabbard, 95% original factory finish to blade, marked 'IP' to guard and blade for Indian Police. This sword was carried by the paramilitary frontier battalions, who operated both in Burma and on the North West Frontier, as well as by regular civilian police in India at the time of the Raj.



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

testimonials

I am more and more pleased with the sword, and am wondering whether to do an article on it...

M M, UK, 04.11.2005

The tipstaff arrived safe this morning, and I am very pleased with it.

J B, UK, 17.08.2005

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