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SC23: Sporting and Collectors Sale

A 19th Century Heavy Cavalry Officer's Sword by Colley & Co, London

Auction Lot SC23/151

A 19th century Heavy Cavalry officer's sword by Colley & Co, London, the curved single edge fullered blade with bluing and gilding decoration, one side with a vase emitting a floral spray over a crown and 'GR' cypher over a man on horseback with sword raised, the other with floral decoration, Royal coat of arms and militia, signed to ricasso as per title, plain lorgnets and hilt with single quillon, the single guard and backstrap with bright cut decoration, wire bound leather grip, in a black painted scabbard with suspension loops, 82cm blade length.

A 19th Century Heavy Cavalry Officer's Sword by Colley & Co, London (SC23/151) offered in our Two Day Sporting and Collectors Auction starting on 16th November 2016 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A 19th century Heavy Cavalry officer's sword by Colley & Co, London, the curved single edge fullered blade with bluing and gilding decoration, one side with a vase emitting a floral spray over a crown and 'GR' cypher over a man on horseback with sword raised, the other with floral decoration, Royal coat of arms and militia, signed to ricasso as per title, plain lorgnets and hilt with single quillon, the single guard and backstrap with bright cut decoration, wire bound leather grip, in a black painted scabbard with suspension loops, 82cm blade length.

Price Realised

£1,300

Department

Maritime and Sporting

Fine Art Category

Edged Weapons

Sale Information

SC23: Sporting and Collectors Sale
Wednesday, 16th November 2016
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

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