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Household Cavalry Life Guards' Sword with Scabbard


This is the 1892 pattern sword borne by the Life Guards and the Blues and Royal of the British Household Cavalry,whose motto is Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense (Shame on him who thinks evil of it). It is carried on state occasions by the officers.

It has a pure cut­-and -thrust blade; heavy and single-edged integrated with ­an ornately chased and pierced bowl of nickel plated steel. A brass regimental badge is attached to it and fixed with brass studs and embellishments. It is a gothic hilted sword and the pommel begins in a brass tip.

The steel scabbard is nickel-plated and carries brass polished, scallop-shaped mounts and a shoe.


  • The Life Guards
  • The Blues and Royals


    • Blade length: 940 mm
    • Blade width at hilt: 24 mm


Household Cavalry Life Guards' Sword : 8465-99-122-2125