A presentation sword, circa 1858, complete with braid frog.

The sword is inscribed: “To Lieut. Colonel Lord Burghley of the 48th Northamptonshire Militia on the occasion of its second disembodiment”. The  ivory hilt is set with garnets above quillons and the scabbard with elaborate silver-gilt mounts in Renaissance taste.

 

REFERENCE: EWA 08665

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