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 PenseÂ (Shame on him who thinks evil of it). It is carried on state occasions by the officers.
It has a pure cutÂ-and -thrust blade; heavy and single-edged integrated with Âan 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
NATO STOCK NO:
Household Cavalry Life Guards' Sword : 8465-99-122-2125