English, early 20th century. Two English naval officers dress swords having gilt brass hilts with shagreen grips, lion's head pommels and crowned fouled anchor motifs, in brass fitted black leather scabbards. Scabbards with applied shieldlabels. Marks for Batten & Adams, Outfitters, Devonport, and for Stumbles & Son, Fore St., Devonport.Approx. l. 36" (swords), l. 37.75" (overall, with scabbards)
One sword stuck in scabbard with splitting seam. One sword and scabbard good consistent with age.