Royal Gurkha Rifles Sword & Scabbard
RGR Pattern Sword & Scabbard
Delivery time on this item is 2 weeks.
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RGR Officers carry the Rifles pattern sword with a plain oval surround to the cartouche on the hilt, showing the stringed bugle horn. When purchasing a sword ensure that a black buff (leather band at the that sits between the blade’s shoulder and the guard) is black leather. Existing white buffs should be blackened.
The blade should have the badge on inner or left side of blade, the Royal Cypher on outer or right side of blade. Personal initials/names/dates are permissible on the blank panel provided under badge or cipher
Blade: A forged steel blade which has been hardened to ca.48-52 deg HRC Rockwell, then well-tempered. It has been hand polished, and acid etched with the Rifles regimental pattern. The acid etch is so deep it can be felt with a finger nail. Dimension of the blade is ca. 825 x 6 x 25 mm.
Guard: Pierced steel guard, hand polished and nickel plated. Cap made of brass, which has been nickel plated with regimental crest.
Grip: Handle has been covered with genuine sharkskin, and wrapped with 3 silver wires.
Scabbard: A nickel plated hand polished mild steel tube with 2 attachment rings.
Included accessories: Protective cloth bag.