A good example of a British 1827 Pattern Rifle Volunteer Officer's Sword - Scottish retailer
This British 1827 Pattern Rifle Volunteer Officer's Sword is marked to a Scottish, Glasgow retailer on the blade forte. With typical steel, Gothic hilt and strung bugle in cartouche. The blade is well etched with royal crown, "VR" and Rifle Volunteers designation. Grip is bound with fishskin and copper twistwire. The hilt still retains its leather liner and the sword is complete with its original steel scabbard.
Condition of the Sword
In good overall condition with a little wear to the blade.
Specification of the Sword
Blade length is 32 inches (37 inches overall).
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