Rifles Pattern Sword
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 accommodate 3 lines of 30 characters each on either side of the blade. The cost of this additional service is £95 (including VAT). Please input your engraving requirements and we will confirm by email prior to processing your order.
Backpiece -Brass casting polished and nickel-plated
Grip - Wooden core covered in fish skin. 3 strand Grip wire silver plated.
Ferrule -Mild steel polished and nickel-plated
Under nut- Mild steel Natural
Pommel nut -Brass polished and nickel-plated
Buff- Leather Black
Used with Scabbard 8465-99-973-6853