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Unknown British Sword - Please help identify

Article about: I've just purchased what appears to be a British, Victorian dress sword. Can anyone help me identify this? I cannot find any markings on the blade.

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    I've just purchased what appears to be a British, Victorian dress sword. Can anyone help me identify this? I cannot find any markings on the blade.
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    Could be a diplomatic court sword ...

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    Quote by Rob truscott View Post
    Could be a diplomatic court sword ...
    I believe it is a court sword but regimental rather than diplomatic judging by the knot.

    I think this knot is appropriate for General Officer's swords (1831 to 1945), or Hussars (1831-1883), but can't be 100% sure.

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Thanks for the information!
    Regards,
    Dave

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