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    Is #13 marked as is this #14? This one would be...

    Is #13 marked as is this #14? This one would be one of the first 600 with its blade replaced?
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    Matt your work greatly transformed the sword into...

    Matt your work greatly transformed the sword into a very presentable sword.
  3. These use the older 1860p fusiliers bayonet blade.

    These use the older 1860p fusiliers bayonet blade.
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    Artillery do carry very similar if not identical...

    Artillery do carry very similar if not identical swords as cavalry. Other than static forts, artillery uses horses so the same swords come in useful.
  5. Here is an 1867 Wilkinson sword with Russian...

    Here is an 1867 Wilkinson sword with Russian pattern blade and 4 bar hilt owned by Capt. H. C. Onslow. The scabbard is all leather with no wooden core.
  6. A different take on a scabbard mouth made by...

    A different take on a scabbard mouth made by Mole. All leather scabbard with 1895p sword. Purported by the family to be Maj. Gen. Sir Edward Richie Coryton Graham, Cheshire regt.
    Born Bengal India...
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    Lawrence I wonder if the sword could be naval?...

    Lawrence I wonder if the sword could be naval? Blade length and brass hilt suggest it may be. Could also be an infantry sidearm?
  8. I agree with it being private purchase. The...

    I agree with it being private purchase. The reinforcing plate does emulate lead cutters but the blade is of standard cutlass size and not the heavier and therefore wider blade.
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    Thanks for the tip Dale, it seems I was doing...

    Thanks for the tip Dale, it seems I was doing things the hard way. I was cutting the length on either side then using a small Xacto blade for the thickness of the blade.
    I have plenty of hole...
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    I can see why they liked their Rumford swords....

    I can see why they liked their Rumford swords. The leather washer looks authentic. I find cutting the 90º edges a bit challenging as not to cut past the corner.
    I see you also cut the opening to be...
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    Lawrence they all look good. The loose hilt can...

    Lawrence they all look good. The loose hilt can be corrected with a small piece of leather inserted between the blade and guard. You can slip it in and it will not be noticed. It's also reversible....
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    Looks like a couple of French swords and then an...

    Looks like a couple of French swords and then an older early 1800's sword. Not enough showing to access them. I would try getting the last one pictured.
  13. Many people buy stuff they know little about and...

    Many people buy stuff they know little about and when you add markings to a genuine antique they are unlikely to believe these are spurious.
    He may think you are trying to lower the price, or he...
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    Javier I found it:...

    Javier I found it: https://apps.euskadi.eus/emsime/catalogo/museo-museo-de-armeria-de-alava/titulo-sable-del-teniente-coronel-merino/objeto-sable/ciuVerFicha/museo-15/ninv-0399
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    Closest I've come across is Spain....

    Closest I've come across is Spain.
    https://texasbeyondhistory.net/adaes/images/spanish-coat-arms.html
  16. Would need a good photo of the complete blade...

    Would need a good photo of the complete blade without dark shadowing. The crown looks odd to me and the blade would be later than the slotted guard. The grip is from a hunting type sword.
    The pommel...
  17. The slotted hilt was popular from the 1770's.

    The slotted hilt was popular from the 1770's.
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    Wood and metal from British sailing battleships...

    Wood and metal from British sailing battleships can still be found as souvenirs made long ago. Small wooden barrels, ships metal melted and cast into objects etc. Many have engraved names of the ship...
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    Photos cannot tell you everything, a 60 year old...

    Photos cannot tell you everything, a 60 year old piece has age. These could be from a private contract possibly German manufacture? It would be interesting to know if case hardening was used since...
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    The Laycock sword is very interesting in itself...

    The Laycock sword is very interesting in itself and I see the scabbard drag is equal length on each side. I have an 1855 Wilkinson CG sword with the same treatment to the drag.
    I mention this...
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    Bill, Mr. Wilkinson-Latham has not been here for...

    Bill, Mr. Wilkinson-Latham has not been here for several years now. I agree he is missed as he was a vast vessel of knowledge and a large part of the Wilkinson Co. fame.
  22. The sword looks very convincing. Time will age it...

    The sword looks very convincing. Time will age it and it will appear even more so.
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    George how are things going? Cheap or...

    George how are things going? Cheap or "inexpensive"?? You do find some interesting things.
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    Exactly, Chinese made copies.

    Exactly, Chinese made copies.
  25. John what an interesting find. Nice to have the...

    John what an interesting find. Nice to have the regimental markings that I'm sure Dale could chime in on.
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