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C. P. Snow
British Infantry Officer’s Sword
- Dated: late 18th-early 19th century
- Measurements: overall length 97.5 cm
The sword has a hilt of 1796 type with fine vegetal modelling, likely to be a private purchase. The blade is straight and single-edged, with a central fuller and a raised chamfered edge. The weapon features etched and gilded motifs including the British crest, stands of arms and the “GR” monogram.
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