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Three British Pattern 1821 Officers’ Swords

Left: Pattern 1821 Artillery Officer’s Sword retailed by Phillips & Sons, complete with original sword knot and blade with bright original polish.

Center: Pattern 1821 Light Cavalry Officer’s Sword made by Henry Wilkinson for an officer of the 15th Hussars,, with service sharpened blade for use in the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878-80).

Right: Pattern 1821 Light Cavalry Officer’s Sword made by Henry Wilkinson for an officer of the East India Company, with service sharpened blade that saw action in the Indian Mutiny (1857-58)