Guard's Regiment Sword
Royal Artillery sword (1897 pattern) and scabbard is crafted in accordance with the British MOD specification UK/SC/6206 Issue 1.
A forged blade. Either stainless steel, high carbon steel or nickel-plated high carbon steel blade. It is hardened and tempered to ca. 48-52 ° HRC Rockwell and hand-polished. Both sides are etched using a traditional acid etching technique that that results in an etch so deep, that one can feel it with a fingernail. The dimensions of the blade are ca. 825 mm x 6 x 25 mm.
Pierced steel guard, hand-polished and nickel-plated. Different guard crests available.
Handle covered with genuine shark skin, wrapped with 3 silver-plated brass wires.
Solid brass screw.
Made of solid brass casting, nickel-plated.
- Steel scabbard: 1 mm iron steel tube with brass mouthpiece and 2 stainless steel carrying rings.
- Leather scabbard: wooden body covered with genuine brown or black leather with nickel-plated mouthpiece.
Protective cloth bag.
STAINLESS STEEL * Recommended*
Longest lifetime, easy to maintain.
The etching appears in medium grey colour.
NICKEL-PLATED HIGH CARBON STEEL
Nickel acts as a protection against rust. Easy to maintain.
The etching appears in light grey colour with good contrast.
HIGH CARBON STEEL
Must be maintained with oil to avoid rust.
The etching appears in dark grey colour.
Patterns and Crests
Honorable Artillery Company (HAC)
Royal Rifle Regiment