The Royal Company of Archers Queens Bodyguard of Scotland Court Sword
The Royal Company of Archers Queens Bodyguard of Scotland Court Sword
The Royal Company of Archers Queens Bodyguard of Scotland Court Sword
The Royal Company of Archers Queens Bodyguard of Scotland Court Sword
The Royal Company of Archers Queens Bodyguard of Scotland Court Sword
The Royal Company of Archers Queens Bodyguard of Scotland Court Sword
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The Royal Company of Archers Queens Bodyguard of Scotland Court Sword

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Overall: 92.5cm (36.4in)

Gilt metal, silver, steel and leather. Officers pattern court sword of the Royal Company of Archers Queen's Bodyguard of Scotland. Regulation gilt hilt with shell guard applied with silver thistle spray, gilt knuckle guard, fluted patterned pommel and bound wire grip, complete with original brocade and bullion sword knot with on green velvet ground. Leather scabbard with three gilt mounts, and frog stud. Slender blade etched with foliage, crowned VR cipher and ‘SCOTCH ARCHERS. Blade length: 79cm.

The Royal Company of Archers was founded in 1676 as an archery club and received its first Royal Charter in 1704. The privilege of recognition as the Monarch's Scottish Bodyguard dates from 1822. The Queen's Bodyguard for Scotland, The Royal Company of Archers is the Sovereign's personal Body in Scotland.