ENGLISH VICTORIAN PRESENTATION RIFFLE OFFICERS SWORD OF THE MIDDLESEX RIFLE VOLUNTEERS.
This example of a British rifle brigade officers sword is in superb condition with engraved presentation blade. Silver basket hilt with the Victorian crowned rifle brigade bugle insignia. Fish skin grip is in perfect condition. Near mint double etched blade by Thurkle, Soho, London and with proof mark, the blade is double etched with long foliage panels, the obverse side is also etched with riffle brigade bugle and MIDDLESEX 11TH RIFLE VOLUNTEERS & with officers entwined initials. Complete with silver scabbard which is also in exceptional condition. This is one of the nicest Riffle brigade swords i have owned and with the owners initial it should be possible to identify and research the history of the original owner. [Condition: Near Mint]