Australian History, Fine Decorative Arts + Jewellery & Watches - Sale 8214 - Lot 9

 

23 June 2016,

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Lot 9
Wilkinson Mounted Rifles Officer's Sword 1892 sheet steel with rolled edges engraved with large Crown & 'VMR', the ricassa engraved 'Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall. London'. With a leather-covered scabbard with brass chape, & frog strap. Only sixty officers left with the two VRM contingents, with six killed in action at Wilmansrust.
Condition - good to fair, some rust & wear
Length of blade - 83cm
Estimate $5,000-8,000
Unsold