Royal Artillery

1822 Royal Artillery Officers Sword and Scabbard

1822 Royal Artillery Officers Sword and Scabbard

Originally based on the 1822 Light Cavalry pattern, the Royal Artillery sword is made from highly polished, hand-forged high carbon steel featuring a slightly curved and spear pointed blade.

The half – basket hilt, consisting of three channelled bars and black ray skin bound hilt is finished in polished nickel-plated steel.

The Royal Artillery Officers’ Sword can be carried in a brown leather scabbard with a plated steel mouthpiece for service wear or in a nickel-plated steel scabbard for full dress occasions.

Crown Swords is the only UK company to provide every pattern of sword and scabbard currently in use by the British and Commonwealth Armed Forces. All of our materials, including our steel, is sourced from UK registered suppliers. Renowned as one of the finest in the world, our steel is produced in a Ministry of Defence audited and approved plant by ISO 9001 accredited WSC/TSE UK.

All swords adhere strictly to current MOD regulation and are commissioned to be carried on parade by officers of His Majesty’s Armed Forces and Commonwealth.

Crown Swords offers a 0% payment option when purchasing any officers sword, scabbard and parade package. Enquire today to discuss your tailored plan with one of our experienced consultants.

Each stage of production is overseen by the Former General Manager of Wilkinson Sword, Mr. Malcolm Ordever.

Mr. Malcolm Ordever
Former General Manager of Wilkinson Sword
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Sword Specification

High carbon, hardened and tempered steel acid etched to the 1822 pattern
Length of Blade shoulder to point
864mm ± 5mm
Width of blade at shoulder
25mm ± 0.75mm
Thickness of blade at shoulder
7mm ± 0.1mm
Overall length of sword
1023mm ± 5mm
Weight of sword
907g ± 60g
Nickel-plated brass casting
Pommel nut
Nickel-plated brass polished
Nickel-plated brass casting 1.6mm polished
Nickel-plated mild steel polished
Wooden core covered in blacked fish skin woven with silver-plated copper
Sam Browne Scabbard
Natural obeche wood covered with brown pigskin and nickel-plated brass casted mouthpiece
Nickel Scabbard
Nickel-plated mild steel 1mm cast scabbard
Commissioned Officers’ of the Royal Artillery