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KraVseR 2nd January 2015 06:25 PM

ID sword
 
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Please help id these sword:

adrian 2nd January 2015 09:08 PM

It is quite possibly the Pattern 1912 Cavalry Officers sword.

Hotspur 7th January 2015 10:27 PM

The image properties show it was of the palace guards for Tonga. Nuku’Alofa. late king's funeral procession. It is not a British 1912 pattern but more similar to an earlier pattern, likely the British 1897 infantry officer sword.

Cheers

GC

thinreadline 13th January 2015 09:43 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hotspur
The image properties show it was of the palace guards for Tonga. Nuku’Alofa. late king's funeral procession. It is not a British 1912 pattern but more similar to an earlier pattern, likely the British 1897 infantry officer sword.

Cheers

GC


I would entirely agree , it is the 1897 Pattern British Infantry sword .
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KraVseR 13th January 2015 10:20 PM

Thanks. :)


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