Lot 272 (Summer Fine Sale, 19th June 2019)
Sold for £550
19TH CENTURY BRITISH NAVAL SWORD the shaped blade marked Drury & Son London with engraved Royal Armorial, solid brass hilt with crowned anchor and lion's head pommel, shagreen wire bound grip and yellow metal mounted leather scabbard. Blade 79cm long approx. (B.P. 24% incl. VAT)
Poor condition, basically blade it tarnished in places, heavily pitted in one particular area. Scabbard is in pieces and the leather in very poor condition. Brass mounts of scabbard are also poor with some damage to the tip and some losses.