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Sandilands & Son Victorian Highland Officer's Sword, Highland Light Infantry

32.5" blade with double 18" median fullers.  Steel guard of traditional form with buff leather-backed red wool liner with blue tape border.  Blade etched throughout with floral motifs.  Obverse of blade etched with Highland Light Infantry badge and crest as well as Elephant over "ASSAYE".  Reverse shows crown and sunburst.  Reverse ricasso marked with four-line Conduit St., London, address of Sandilands & Son.  Steel scabbard.

Condition:

Blade is in good condition with some evidence of past cleaning.  Etching is in good attractive condition.  Guard has some minor patination with grip in good contrition.  A fine sword from a short-lived regiment.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$800
12/08/2020

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