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Lot No: 23
EST - $1000-1500
SOLD - $3200.00
A superb antique presentation sword of the Scottish rifle by Thurkle of London, based on the pattern 1826 rifle officer's sword with post 1895 pattern blade, but of a far higher standard. Beautifully embossed plated steel guard with Queen Victoria crown, silver wire bound ivory grip. The blade finely etched with Queen Victoria cypher, "Scottish Rifles" and presentation "Presented to Colonel A.H. Courtenay Commandant 3rd and 4th Battalion Scottish Rifles by his brother officers on the wedding and 28 years service in the regiment 13th January 1900" plated steel scabbard with special mounts incorporating the recipients monogram. Complete with sword knot.