Put your den, man cave or African-themed decor on point with this authentic Hobson & Sons, British-made, Royal South African sword. Acquired in Africa, this sword is beautifully crafted and still in excellent condition with scrollwork-embellished etched panels. The blade has a bright nickel patina with scattered specks of dark freckling throughout. The ricasso is marked HOBSON & SONS 1, 3 & 5 LEXINGTON STREET GOLDEN SQUARE LONDON. W. on the reverse, and the Royal South African crest on both etched panels. The hilt has the typical three branch guard with single forward-swept quillon, and has evenly distributed spots of dark brown freckling throughout. The shagreen grip is intact, although slightly discolored in a few spots, and has an intact braided wire wrap. The sword comes with an original undented metal scabbard that has the same spots of dark brown freckling as the hilt..
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