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Title Infantry officer's silver bullion sword knot, 1822 pattern
Nationality British
Period c 1822-57
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This is a rather grubby example of what is now quite a hard sword knot to find. They were worn by the Foot Guards and infantry of the line throughout the second quarter of the 19th century right up to and including the Indian Mutiny. They would also have been worn by East India Company officers in the same era.

It is very stained and tarnished with age; however, structurally it is complete, though there is a little wear at the top of the knot where it joins the ribbon, with the underlying paper structure showing through the bullion.

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[Edged Weapons : Swords : British : 19th Century]


Thanks very much for the bayonet. I am very happy, I think your photos of your items are great because nothing is hidden and you can clearly see them. (Unlike some other dealers.) Everything was as you describe, I will be keeping a eye on your site for any further bayonets for my collection.

S W, UK, 10.01.2013

Just picked up the bayonet,

I'm very pleased with it.

P E, UK, 11.10.2012