Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (13 January 2021)

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Date of Auction: 13th January 2021

Sold for £240

Estimate: £240 - £280

A post-1902 Royal Naval Officer’s Full Dress Sword and Uniform Tin attributed to C. E. C. Child, Royal Navy.
The 80cm slightly curved bright blade by ‘
Larcom & Veysey, Queen St. Portsmouth’, single fuller and etched with a crowned fouled anchor, the Royal Arms and panels of scrolling foliage, solid gilt brass handguard incorporating the crowned fouled anchor, lion’s head and mane pommel and backstrap, wire bound white fish skin hand grip. The turndown locking plate engraved ‘C. E. C. Child RN’; together with its gilt brass bound black leather scabbard; and a black japanned metal Royal Navy uniform tin supplied by ‘Larcom & Veysey’ with brass name plaque ‘C. E. C. Child Surgeon R.N.’, slight staining to the blade and the gilt rubbed off the handguard and scabbard chapes, otherwise good condition (lot) £240-£280

Footnote

This is an age restricted lot: the successful buyer will be required to either collect in person, or arrange specialist shipping. The lot can be hand delivered within mainland Britain by prior arrangement with Christopher Mellor-Hill.