The Rifles Regimental sword has been manufactured to full MOD specifications:
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.
Engraving: There is an engraving frame on the blade which is able to accomodate 3 lines of 30 characters each. The cost of this additional service is £54 (including VAT). Please input your engraving requirements and we will confim by email prior to processing your order.
Please note that delivery time is approx 10 – 12 weeks from receipt of the order.
The Infantry sword is made to order, please allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery.
The Rifle regiments use only a nickel plated steel scabbard in all forms of dress. Outside Rifles circles a nickel plated scabbard is sometimes referred to as a “Dress Scabbard” by those who wear a Sam Browne and a leather scabbard with No2 Dress & a slung sword with a nickel plated scabbard in No1 Dress.