Cavalry

Household Cavalry Blues and Royals Officers Sword and Scabbard

Household Cavalry Blues and Royals Officers Sword and Scabbard

The Household Cavalry Blues and Royals’ Sword is carried by officers of the Life Guards and the Blues & Royals during state occasions.

The heavy, single-edged straight cut-and-thrust pattern blade is complimented by an opulently designed and embedded bowl of nickel-plated steel.

Beautifully crafted by hand the ever-magnificent brass regimental badge with brass studs and engravings is affixed the nickel-plated steel bowl creating a truly majestic piece.

The Household Cavalry Blues and Royals’ Sword is accompanied by an intricately designed nickel-plated steel scabbard, featuring polished brass scallop-shaped mounts and decorative shoe.

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 UK.

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

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

Blade
High carbon, hardened and tempered steel acid etched to the 1892 pattern
Length of Blade shoulder to point
940mm ± 5mm
Width of blade at shoulder
25mm ± 0.75mm
Thickness of blade at shoulder
8.2mm ± 0.1mm
Overall length of sword
1125mm ± 5mm
Weight of sword
1150g ± 60g
Pommel
Brass polished
Pommel nut
Brass polished
Guard
Nickel-plated mild steel 2.0mm polished
Guard emblem
Brass polished
Ferrule
Nickel-plated mild steel polished
Grip
Wooden core covered in blacked fish skin woven with silver-plated copper
Nickel Scabbard
Nickel-plated mild steel 1mm cast scabbard with polished brass shaped mounts.
User
Commissioned Officers of the Life Guards and the Blues & Royals.
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