Infantry Pattern 1897 Sword

A forged blade - either stainless steel, high carbon steel or nickel-plated high carbon steel blade hardened and tempered to ca. 48-52° HRC Rockwell and hand-polished. Both sides are etched using a traditional acid etching technique that results in an etching so deep, that one can feel it with a fingernail. The dimensions of the blade are ca. 825 x 6 x 25 mm.

 

           

Pierced steel guard bearing the Royal cipher, hand-polished and nickel-plated.

 

 

Handle covered with genuine stingray skin, wrapped with 3 silver-plated brass wires.

 

 

Solid brass screw.

 

 

Made of solid brass casting and nickel-plated.

 

 

Genuine leather.

 

 

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 and nickel-plated mouthpiece

 

 

 

Protective cloth bag

 

Blade:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guard:

 

 

Handle

 

 

Screw

 

 

Backing:

 

 

Cushion:

 

 

Scabbard

 

 

 

 

 

Accessories

Included:

 

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

- British Infantry, & Corps & Royal Marines Officers, EIIR etching pattern.

- Royal Signals etching pattern.

- REME etching pattern.

- Royal Engineers etching pattern.

- Army Air Corps crest etching pattern.- ETS logo laser engraved.

- Duke of Lancaser Regiment crest logo laser engraved.

- Royal Marines etching pattern.

- Army Medical Corps logo etched.

- Merchant Corps logo etched.

- Royal Anglian Regiment crest laser engraved.

- Royal Welsh Regiment crest laser engraved.

- Royal Tank Regiment crest laser engraved.

- Royal Welsh Regiment crest laser engraved.

- Royal Tank Regiment crest laser engraved.

- Yorkshire Regiment crest laser engraved.

- Royal Regiment of Fusiliers crest laser engraved.

- Parachute Regiment of Fusiliers crest laser engraved.

- Intelligence Corps crest laser engraved. - Princess of Wales Royal Regiment crest laser engraved.

- Royal Irish Regiment crest laser engraved.

- Adjudant General Corps crest laser engraved.

- Royal Military Police crest laser engraved.

- British Infantry, RTR & Corps & Royal Marines Warrant Officers.

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