A Georgian Naval Officers Five Ball Spadroon. 39” overall, 32 ½” fullered blade decorated with stands of arms & crowned GR cyphers. Regulation copper gilt hilt, the looping five ball side guard incorporating a fouled anchor, D-shaped five ball knuckle bar, cushion form pommel, reeded ivory grip with copper gilt waist band decorated with a crowned fouled anchor. In its original brass mounted leather scabbard, the upper mount frog stud & two suspension rings with maker's panel for BATTEN & ADAMS DEVONPORT, complete with Naval bullion sword knot.
Sword blade and hilt in good condition, scabbard lacking chap.
For a similar example see plate 22 Swords for Sea Service