'Trafalgar' presentation sword of Vice Admiral Lord Collingwood

Steel, gold, enamal, diamonds, shagreen | 1016mm | 1805

John Ray

The hilt is of gold chased with wreaths and trophies, the grip set on either side with dark blue enamel plaques bearing the arms of Lord Collingwood and of the City of London, each plaque with a border of diamonds set in dark blue enamel.

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