1857 Artillery Officers Sword- Costume
19th Century Royal Artillery Officer’s Sword. In the 1840s, the Royal Artillery discarded the Infantry pattern sword in favour of the 1822 Light Cavalry Sword (Officially recognized in 1857).The 34 inch fullered blade is beautifully etched with the devices of the Royal Artillery. The scabbard is of the Sam Browne pattern, used in the field from the 1890s onward.
Our large collection of swords are available for hire.
They fall into 3 main categories. Costume or Antique, Stunt or Fight ready and safe or prop only.
Costume and antique swords are for wearing and set dressing only. They are not suitable for any type of contact work and must not be used in any fight routines.
Fight ready or Stunt swords have been manufactured and prepared for stage combat use. The blades are made from either high tensile sprung steel or from an alloy compound (Duralium) Swords for stage combat must be paired and use compatible blades.
Prop swords are usually moulded rubber or plastic replica. often referred to as “Safe” swords.