“THE SWORD OF PEACE”: VE Day 50th ANNIVERSARY

Posted on Jan 28, 2018

The Sword of Peace

This special edition sword was produced by Wilkinson Sword to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of VE day.

Full view of the THE SWORD OF PEACE: VE Day 50th ANNIVERSARY. Measures 44" from top to bottom

THE SWORD OF PEACE: VE Day 50th ANNIVERSARY. Measures 44″ from top to bottom

 

THE SWORD OF PEACE: VE Day 50th ANNIVERSARY with words from Winston Churchill on the brass plate at the bottom.

THE SWORD OF PEACE: VE Day 50th ANNIVERSARY with words from Winston Churchill on the brass plate at the bottom.

The doubled edged blade is etched to each side and highlighted with gold, with a dedication to all those who fought, served, worked and paid with their lives during the war. The gilt cross guard is in the form of a dove carrying two olive leaves. The blue leather grip represents the summer skies after the winter of war.

Manufactured by Wilkinson Sword Ltd., the brass plate plaque displays a quotation from Churchill: “The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance”.

This sword is in superb condition and is number 395.

$1,500

Sword of Peace - VE day - showing gilt cross guard & blue leather grip

Sword with gilt cross guard & blue leather grip

 

Double-bladed sword (measuring 44" from top to bottom) by Wilkinson Sword

Double-bladed sword (measuring 44″ from top to bottom) by Wilkinson Sword

 

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