1912 Cavalry Officers Sword and Scabbard

1912 Cavalry Officers Sword and Scabbard

Commissioned in 1912, the Calvary sword is the officers’ version of the 1908 troopers’ sword. This sword was the last service sword issued to the cavalry of the British Army. It has been called the most effective cavalry sword ever designed, although its introduction occurred as swords finally became obsolete as military weapons. The sword has lived on as the ceremonial sword of choice for the British, Canadian and Australian cavalry units.

The high carbon steel blade is embellished with the regimental crest. The guard features a sophisticated design that seamlessly transitions to the nickel-plated high carbon steel blade. The black ray-skin grip is bound with silver-plated copper wire and capped with a stepped pommel.

The Cavalry Officers’ Sword can be carried in a brown leather scabbard with 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 1912 pattern
Length of Blade shoulder to point
895mm ± 5mm
Width of blade at shoulder
25mm ± 0.75mm
Thickness of blade at shoulder
8.2mm ± 0.1mm
Overall length of sword
1080mm ± 5mm
Weight of sword
1050g ± 60g
Nickel-plated brass casting
Pommel nut
Mild steel polished
Nickel-plated mild steel 1.6mm polished
Nickel-plated brass 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 Cavalry