Sword and Scabbard – Mameluke – Ceremonial – General Officer

$2,061.70$2,160.70 inc. GST

Mameluke swords are a cross-hilted, curved, scimitar-like sword historically used by Mamluk warriors from whom the sword derives its name.

Mameluke swords were carried as dress swords by officers of most light cavalry and hussar, and some heavy cavalry regiments in the British Army at various points during the 19th Century, starting in the period after Waterloo.

This sword is carried by officers of Major General rank and above. The current regulation sword for generals is the British General Officers Dress Sword pattern of 1831, it is a Mameluke style sword, and is carried on ceremonial occasions.

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P. Blashki & Sons are not only manufacturers but also suppliers of high quality regalia and have been for over 160 years. We proudly offer this Sword and Scabbard – Mameluke – Ceremonial – General Officer.

Please Contact Us Here or email orders@blashki.com.au or call o3 5482 4788 to discuss your requirements.

Ceremonial Sword crafted in accordance with the British MOD specifications UK/SC/6206 Issue 1 as well as Australian specifications.

  • Blade:
    • A forged stainless steel  blade hammered to the correct curvature. It is hardened to ca. 48-52° HRC Rockwell, then well-temepred and hand polished. Both sides are etched with the official General Officer Scimitar Sword pattern. The acid-etch is so deep, that one can feel it with a fingernail. Dimension of the blade is ca 800 mm x 25.5 x 6 mm.
    • Name panel for engraving
  • Guard:
    • Cast brass, hand-polished, nickel-plated and 24 carat goldplated.
  • Grip:
    • Ivory-coloured handles fixed with Tudor-flower design screws, in addition to a hole for sword knot.
  • Scabbard:
    •  Made of nickel-plated and hand-polished steel tube,with 2 attachment rings.

Swords carried in the Australian Army

The Mameluke Sword 

Mameluke swords are a cross-hilted, curved, scimitar-like sword. Historically used by Mamluk warriors from whom the sword derives its name.

Officers of most light cavalry and hussar, and some heavy cavalry regiments in the British Army have carried Mameluke swords, as dress swords, at various points during the 19th Century, starting in the period after Waterloo.

Officers of Major General rank and above carry this sword.

Sword and Scabbard – Mameluke – Ceremonial – General Officer.

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