Lot 122

A late-Victorian (1880s or 1890s) light cavalry officer’s sword, retailed by Hawkes & Co of London and made by Pillin. Blade 35 1/2 inches (90cm) with etched decoration, including VR cypher and outfitter’s name. Regulation 3-bar hilt, backstrap with chequered thumb-placer and pommel, black shagreen grip and silver twist wire. No scabbard. (1)

Estimate: £120-£180