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Royal Navy Officer's Sword - 1805 Pattern

£165.83
Royal Navy Officer's Sword - 1805 Pattern
SKU: US-S-109

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Excl. Tax: £165.83 Incl. Tax: £199.00
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Excl. Tax: £165.83 Incl. Tax: £199.00

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Up until 1805 the Royal Navy did not have a regulation pattern sword. The sword that was introduced was modelled on the 1803 pattern infantry sabre that was previously carried by Navy and Marine officers.

The 1805 pattern sword was used by Lord Horatio Nelson and he was no doubt armed with it at his most famous battle, The Battle of Trafalgar. After he was killed at the battle his sword was returned to England and is now on display in the Nelson Museum, Great Yarmouth, England.

This sword was in constant use until it was replaced in 1827 by a newer model. The polished blade has been forged from EN9 steel and has been well tempered.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer Universal Swords
Specification

Total length: 95 cm
Blade length: 83 cm
Grip length: 10 cm
Weight: 0.905 kg
Blade thickness (base): 7.8 mm
Blade thickness (CoP): 5.3 mm
Blade width (base): 2.6 cm
Blade width (CoP): 2.2 cm
Point of Balance (PoB): 18 cm
Center of Percussion (CoP): 25 cm

Reviews

Excellent replicaReview by Brian
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This is an excellently made sword, I believe made in India, but it does not lack the quality of so many other replicas. Not having seen an original close up, it looks to me to be a superb copy, from pictures and details I have seen. The detail of the scrolls and emblems are superb.The scabbard is made of leather and I thought perhaps a little thin and flexible, but as I said, I don't know. I am judging it on original British bayonet scabbards that I have, which are to be fair , much shorter.
Some fake makers markings would have been a nice touch. The price is perhaps a little high but the quality makes up for it. It makes an excellent accessory for any British Navy uniform, either for display or whatever.
I also received excellent service from Hema. Thank you (Posted on 24/03/2018)

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