Wimbledon-Furniture is delighted to offer for sale this lovely pair of original 1905 British Army Sword handle brass and leather candlesticks by Benham & Froud. The famous'orb' was adopted because the firm made the present cross on the dome of St Paul's Cathedral in 1821 and it could be seen from the shop in London.
These are an exceptional find, each sword hand guard is fret work cast with VR for Victorian Regina meaning the Regin of Queen Victorian. Both hilts have the registration number RD NO278788. This are decorative, important and highly collectable, the finish is original with a lovely patina.Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask. Wimbledon-Furniture is a privately owned family ran business out of Wimbledon SW19, we have four large storage warehouses, if you have any questions my number is under the business sellers information, please feel free to call or text. Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition.
Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade. The item "PAIR OF BENHAM & FROUD VR STAMPED BRITISH ARMY 1905 SWORD HANDLE CANDLESTICKS" is in sale since Monday, August 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps". The seller is "royal-house-antiques" and is located in London Wimbledon.This item can be shipped worldwide.