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  1. Phil you may want to try questions here:...

    Phil you may want to try questions here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/search.php?searchid=1544552
  2. From the swords I've seen, all Wilkinson officer...

    From the swords I've seen, all Wilkinson officer swords are "best swords". Sergt. swords and trade blades having different discs or none. I wonder if the hexagon shaped disc was introduced with the...
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    http://www.swordforum.com/vb4/showthread.php?85824...

    http://www.swordforum.com/vb4/showthread.php?85824-Wilkinson-Sword-Characteristics&highlight=list+wilkinson+blade+makers
    post #9 explains the patent and dates, also Wilkinson and Reeves connection.
  4. Looks like ER and would be a blade maker at...

    Looks like ER and would be a blade maker at Wilkinsons. Past older posts mention a list of Wilkinson employee names, one should match up.
  5. As far as I can tell Wilkinsons changed their...

    As far as I can tell Wilkinsons changed their round disc to a hexagon disc during Edward 7th period. I have the Robert Wilkinson set of books and it does not mention better quality relating to the...
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    The link does not work for me unfortunately. I do...

    The link does not work for me unfortunately. I do have a Wilkinson with patent hilt and straight blade etched to the Yokohama Mounted...
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    1855 Wilkinson's also made quite a few swords...

    1855 Wilkinson's also made quite a few swords with special order blades and hilts. New officers learned of the thick Russian winter coats and wanted something that would penetrate.
    I believe the...
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    There are Reeves examples of swords pre 1853...

    There are Reeves examples of swords pre 1853 etched "registered" for the solid hilt. Why this Wilkinson sword has no etching to advertise the registered or patent hilt is odd which makes me think...
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    Reeves registered the "solid hilt" previous to...

    Reeves registered the "solid hilt" previous to the patent of 1853 I believe and shown on early Reeves solid hilts with "registered" etched on the blade.. Did Wilkinson's have permission from Reeves...
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    I was just going by the info in #17. Hopefully...

    I was just going by the info in #17. Hopefully you can narrow it down, but to one with these other officers seems difficult. Just pick the officer with the best history!
    I have a Coldstream Guard...
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    With the light cavalry sword pattern and narrow...

    With the light cavalry sword pattern and narrow date it was made in using the info provided Robert Baring (appt. 1851) cornet 3rd light cavalry would be your only conclusion.
    Was the Baring family...
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    I don't know the terminology for this or if...

    I don't know the terminology for this or if anyone has even classified them.
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    I have a Wilkinson within a two year period of...

    I have a Wilkinson within a two year period of yours with virtually identical if not identical drag.
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    Can you picture the scabbard drag? The scabbard...

    Can you picture the scabbard drag? The scabbard most likely is leather lined.
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    The sword has no etching regarding the hilt type....

    The sword has no etching regarding the hilt type. Previous to the patent solid hilt of Wilkinsons is Reeves Patent Hilt and before this Reeves Registered Hilt. Would have to know when Wilkinsons...
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    The sword would then be made in 1892 or 1893...

    The sword would then be made in 1892 or 1893 having the 1892p blade.
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    Thanks Matthew, I did finally use Parcelforce and...

    Thanks Matthew, I did finally use Parcelforce and the sword is in Canada now. I won't know what to do if they too stop shipping swords.
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    James that is a very nice Wilkinson with leather...

    James that is a very nice Wilkinson with leather grips. I was looking at that one but with recent problems finding anyone who will ship swords I've really cut back on UK sales.

    I do not know who's...
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    Sometimes officers swords were used. Not many...

    Sometimes officers swords were used. Not many sword makers by 1893, could be retailed by "Robinson?" but made by Mole or Wilkinson. Not sure what DS represents, a guess being Devonshire.
  20. Not sure which service for this sword, could be...

    Not sure which service for this sword, could be either. 1793 date clearly pins it down to a definitive time frame.
  21. A wonderful and expensive sword in its day and...

    A wonderful and expensive sword in its day and now. Do you have names of high ranking (rich) officers in Jamaica in this time period?
  22. The only officer with initials CMW and became...

    The only officer with initials CMW and became major in 1898, the sword being of field rank is Claude Charles Miller Wallnutt DSO, major 18 May 1898 "The one and a half companies of the Gordons on...
  23. Just got a 1857p Gordon Highlanders sword #...

    Just got a 1857p Gordon Highlanders sword # 100619 with VR on the blade. Have yet to find the owner with the initials CMW not necessarily in that order.
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    These blades vary in weight and I find issue...

    These blades vary in weight and I find issue Sergts swords to be the most heavy while officers are lighter but can very substantially depending on maker and possibly special order.
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    Hi Have the similar or same black finish on the...

    Hi Have the similar or same black finish on the guard of an 1821p HC troopers sword.
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