Lot 937 (The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction, 10th March 2017)
Sold for £800
OFFICER'S DRESS SWORD by W. Purves & Son (J. Stewart), 88 George St, Edinburgh, etched to the dullered blade with foliate scroll motifs, with Royal cipher, also with leather scabbard, approximately 68cm long overall; together with another sword with curved unmarked blade housed in leather scabbard, 79.5cm long (2)
Condition reports indicate issues visible to the naked eye. Whilst every effort is made to provide accurate and honest condition reports, none of our staff is a professional conservator or restorer. Any condition report offered should be accepted as an indication of any obvious issues or problems or the lack of them. The condition report does not form part of any contract between McTear's and the buyer, and all lots are offered "as is" in accordance with our Terms of Business in the printed catalogue and available on our website.