Ceremonial Presentation Swords

 

This is an example of an elaborate presentation sword with over one hundred hand made components.
It is based on a sword carved on the tomb effigy of Sir Giles Daubeney in Westminster Abbey.

The guard and pommel are gilded bronze with gilt silver decoration, the grip is leather bound oak with gilt silver bands.

The fittings on the leather bound ash scabbard are also gilt silver with an enamelled shield set onto the throat.

For more examples of Presentation and Ceremonial swords, please visit our Presentation Gallery.

Length
(In Scabbard)

Length of Sword

Blade Length

Weight
(In Scabbard)

Weight of Sword

45-1/2"

45"

34"

5lb

4lb

 

 

An earlier example of a similar sword can be seen in the images below.

 

On this sword gilded, enameled discs are set into both faces of the pommel.