From the William Fagan Ltd. Collection

A one of a kind (or bespoke) sword produced for an officer of noble lineage. The gilt hilt employs the four slot form guard with wavy outer bars and edges to the inner member. The pommel is a lion head of somewhat subdued attitude. The grip is one piece ivory with three concave oval escutcheons each side. Virtually all the original heavy gold overlay remains and the ivory is nicely toned with a few small checks as always encountered. The 28 3/4" blade is curved and broad fullered as found on infantry swords rather than the usual slender broad and narrow fullered type. Both sides bear identical armorial displays. The arms present an intriguing riddle with the triple lions passant of the King of England left, the rampant lion right over the triple crowns of St. Edmund. Saint Edmund, 9th century martyred King of England was the Catholic patron saint of England. He was replaced in the Middle Ages by St. George who is associated with the Order of the Garter, but remains worshiped in Catholic East Anglia. The rampant lion, right, is the symbol of the Order of the Garter. Below, a castle keep tops a hanging fleece. In the late Middle ages and on, the wool industry dominated the English economy. The vast wealth accumulated by some merchants, particularly if expended in pursuance of the King's ambitions, was sufficient to allow entry into the noble class. Above the arms are typical "Turkish" flourishes and below, VIVAT (life).

Items containing ivory cannot be shipped outside of the U.S.

Stock Number: 98-66

$3,300.00

or $275.00 for 12 months. (How?)

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Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.

CUSTOM ENGLISH OFFICER'S SWORD C.1770-80 FOR A NOBLE OWNER

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Standard Payment Plan (4 Months)

For orders totaling $100 or more, our Standard Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 4 equal payments with the first payment required as a deposit. The balance will be due within 4 months, and your order will be shipped to you upon receipt of the final payment.

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Extended Payment Plan (12 Months)

For orders totaling $600 or more, our Extended Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 12 equal monthly payments, with the first months payment being required as a deposit.

Pay just $275.00 today with 11 additional monthly payments of $275.00.

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