A rare Royal Horseguards Basket Hilted Sword. 41” overall, 35 ½” broad blade with twin fullers with GR crown to one side and ‘Harvey’ engraved on the other. Basket hilt welded from pierced panels and straps, bun shaped pommel, leather grip with twisted wire.
An attractive large sword in good condition, blade engraving faint.
Provenance Robert E Brooker Jr Collection author of British Military Pistols 1603-1888.