Lot 142

This Rifle Volunteers sword belonged to Charles Ryder of the Leeds Rifle Volunteers and partner in running the Tetley Brewery. The sword dates to around 1860-65 and is in overall good condition, having a bright 32 1/2 inch blade and hilt, crisp blade etching, good shagreen and grip wire, with its leather and steel-mounted scabbard. The scabbard mounts have come lose and require attention. (1)

Estimate: £250-£300