An 1892 pattern British infantry officer’s sword with the VR royal cypher, and steel scabbard.
Acquired for the Triquetra Collection in 2016, purchased from a private collection.
Resources about this model
- Web article: British Infantry Officers’ Swords of the 1890s and the 1895 Infantry Sword Exercise (Matt Easton)
- Web article: Identifying British Infantry Officers’ Swords (Matthew Forde)
- YouTube video: The British 1892 pattern infantry officer’s sword blade and other thrusting blades (Matt Easton)
- Reference book: Brian Robson. Swords of the British Army: The Regulation Patterns 1788 to 1914. Revised edition. Naval and Military Press and National Army Museum, 2011.
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- Keith Farrell
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