Pooley Sword British and Commonwealth Military and Ceremonial Swords
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Infantry Sword


Infantry Sword

Infantry Sword

Infantry Sword

Infantry Sword

Brown Leather Ribbon Knot

Gold Ribbon Knot

Black Leather Ribbon Knot

Gold & Red Ribbon Knot

    Last revised in 1897, the straight carbon steel blade of this sword is two-edged for the final section of its length and finely etched with the regimental crest. Formed from nickel-plated steel, the guard of the three-quarter basket hilt is pierced and etched with a scroll pattern that incorporates the royal cypher of the current sovereign.

    The grip is in black fish-skin bound with silver-plated copper wire.

    The Infantry Officer’s Sword can be carried in a Sam Browne leather scabbard with plated steel mouthpiece for service wear or in a nickel-plated steel scabbard for full dress occasions.


    • Royal Tank Regiment
    • Corps of Royal Engineers
    • Royal Corps of Signals
    • The Princess of Wales Royal Regiment
    • The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
    • The Royal Anglian Regiment
    • The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment
    • The Yorkshire Regiment
    • The Mercian Regiment
    • The Royal Welsh
    • The Royal Irish Regiment
    • The Parachute Regiment
    • Royal Army Medical Corps
    • Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
    • Adjutant General’s Corps
    • Adjutant General’s Corps
      (Royal Military Police)
    • Adjutant General’s Corps (Educational)
    • Intelligence Corps


    • Blade length: 32 1⁄2 inches
    • Blade width at hilt: 1 inch

    By Royal Command

    “His Majesty having been pleased to order that the Battalion Officers are for the future to make use of swords, it’s His Majesty’s pleasure that the officers of the Infantry Corps shall be provided with a strong, substantial, uniform sword, the blade of which is to be straight and made to cut and thrust.”

    The history of the British Army Sword began with this official proclamation from King George III, replacing the antiquated spontoon or half-pike with the fighting sword that remains regulation issue to this day.

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