British Pattern 1908 Cavalry Trooper’s Sword, …

British Pattern 1908 Cavalry Trooper’s Sword, Marked to the Inns of Court Officer Training Corps

A BRITISH PATTERN ‘08 CAVALRY SWORD SIGNED ‘EFD’ AND MARKED TO THE INNS OF COURT OFFICER TRAINING CORPS, manufactured by Enfield and dated for 1911 with further re-issue marks to 1934, narrow single edged and blind fullered 35in. blade, sheet iron bowl-style handguard with rolled edge, the inside stamped ‘O.T.C.’ over ‘INN.CT.’ over ’12’, composite material chequered ‘pistol-grip hilt and domed iron pommel, complete with its polished iron scabbard with twin fixed suspension rings.

Indian Sword with Khanda Hilt, 19th CenturyT-s…

Indian Sword with Khanda Hilt, 19th Century

T-section recurved single edge blade 25.75 cms massively swollen towards the tip and with traces of gold damascened inscription, iron basket hilt with tall pommel spike and broad knuckle bow, retaining traces of silver damascened decoration.

I’m no expert on these. I’ve seen them labeled khanda, tegha, scorpion khanda, and scorpion tegha. 

Sword and Uniform of  Francis Pym, High Sheri…

Sword and Uniform of 

Francis Pym, High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, 1903

Uniform, sword and related items for Francis Pym (1849-1927) High Sheriff of Bedfordshire 1903, contained within a named tin case, the uniform by Henry Poole and accompanied by ‘Henry Poole The Founders of Saville Row’ by Stephen Howarth as well as a copy of ‘Sentimental Journey’ by Francis Pym detailing the history of the Pym family and original owner of this uniform.

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