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  1. Charles William Kendall

    Charles William Kendall
  2. Check your inbox James, just sent you his Service...

    Check your inbox James, just sent you his Service Record :-)
  3. No H D Rook in the 1860/61 Indian Army List I'm...

    No H D Rook in the 1860/61 Indian Army List I'm afraid. There is a Harry Alfred Rooke (Season of Appointment 1858), but to be honest I researched this sword prior to the auction and came up with...
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    I really don't want to throw a 'spanner' into the...

    I really don't want to throw a 'spanner' into the works, but must we not consider that this could also be a Royal Artillery sword?

    And before anyone shouts me down with regards the Royal Artillery...
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    I believe that would refer to the name of the...

    I believe that would refer to the name of the owner or certainly the person who bought the sword. Of course the ‘Geberal’s Sword’ part doesn’t fit with it being a Light Cavalry sword so either it...
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    I asked for a lookup on this sword and if I...

    I asked for a lookup on this sword and if I recall it came back showing a “General’s sword. Staunton November 1856”
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    Thanks Ben and Sean, after much detective work...

    Thanks Ben and Sean, after much detective work and no assistance from any internet research, I have discovered that the sword has been in the same family since purchase and it turns out that the...
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    Assistance with a mystery crest please

    Afternoon all

    I was hoping I might pick your brains about this mystery quest.

    Unfortunately the Proof Page is of no help although I believe it to be incorrect anyway.

    The sword was proved...
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    Enfield 1868 Pattern Cavalry Lance

    I have a 1868 Cavalry Lance made by Enfield with Regimental Markings that is going spare.

    If anyone is interested please let me know via PM.

    Looking for £650.

    P.S. It is one of the best...
  10. Thread: Patent tang 2

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    Just missing the arrow: "A Panther's Head...

    Just missing the arrow:

    "A Panther's Head Affrontée And Erased, With Flames Issuant From The Mouth And Ears, Ppr., Transfixed By An Arrow Fessewise, The Pheon To The Sinister Arg., Gorged With A...
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    I would suggest Hobson as the surname?

    I would suggest Hobson as the surname?
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    All’s well that ends well :D

    All’s well that ends well :D
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    Understood Ben and Mike and I faced the same...

    Understood Ben and Mike and I faced the same questions ... but if you do the research the Bradford Crest and Motto you are referring to was granted in 1902, I believe, due to him becoming a Baronet....
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    Thanks Will!

    Thanks Will!
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    Absolutely Will and no I haven't had a chance...

    Absolutely Will and no I haven't had a chance yet, I only got the sword yesterday so will get on it this coming week :D

    What amazes me is that he remained 2nd in Command of the Central India Horse...
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    Agreed Will and Ben! I have the sword in hand...

    Agreed Will and Ben!

    I have the sword in hand now and I believe wholeheartedly that the motto is 'Constans Fidei' and the Crest a 'Bull' (you can actually see that part that makes him a bull if...
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    Agree with you Ben and you’re not confusing it at all and glad you said that David ... I believe as does Gordon that it is a Bull and with that motto of ‘Constans Fidei’ ... there appears to be only...
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    For me it’s just a simple single screw in the wall for the Officer’s and then two very simple brass brackets for the Troopers swords.

    Simply laying on the top of a Campaign Chest also works well.
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    Sword is now in my possession, any thoughts as I...

    Sword is now in my possession, any thoughts as I have my own :)
  20. His Service Record

    His Service Record
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    I think you are correct Ben and that 'tail' has...

    I think you are correct Ben and that 'tail' has been bothering me as well ... I think that will be the key to unlocking this one.
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    Thanks chaps ... no further along unfortunately!...

    Thanks chaps ... no further along unfortunately!

    With regards the Wilkinson Records, I don't believe there is a number John, although don't have the sword in hand yet.
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    This a smaller photo but definitely seems to be...

    This a smaller photo but definitely seems to be one animal Will?
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    Here you go Ben and again sorry for the quality! ...

    Here you go Ben and again sorry for the quality!

    Scabbard has clearly taken the brunt of it's history but has done it's job and preserved the blade well.

    You can actually see where the service...
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    Also what struck me was that there appears to be...

    Also what struck me was that there appears to be etching on the body of the 'lion' which fits better with it being a lion?
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