Found in the John Hicks estate. The box measures 11-3/8" x 3-11/16" x 1-5/8. The sword is 9-3/8" long and has a 1/4" wide blade. The widest part of the hilt is 1-1/2.The date mark is 1980. Condition consistent with age and as pictured.
I will offer a certificate of authenticity upon request. John Hicks was a talented sound mixer for wildly successful TV shows, such as Cheers, Murphy Brown, Mork and Mindy, Rhoda, and TV movie Driving Miss Daisy, among others.
He was nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special, showcasing his extraordinary work on Murphy Brown. John Hicks' career in TV and film spans more than two decades with a wealth of exceptional credits to his name. John Hicks has worked with many iconic TV and movie industry stars throughout his illustrious career as a sound mixer. He worked with accomplished actor, comedian, and Oscar recipient Robin Williams on the set of Mork and Mindy. John Hicks worked with Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Candice Bergen on the set of Murphy Brown.
He also worked with Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe recipient Joan Plowright, regarded as one of the most accomplished actresses of the 20th century. The wealth of talented actors and actresses John Hicks has worked with also includes Oscar recipient Woody Harrelson, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, Kelsey Grammer, Kirstie Alley, Valerie Harper, Julie Kavner, Pam Dawber, and Ralph James, among many more TV and movie icons.
The item "C1980 Rare Wilkinson Sword #0040 Solid Silver Hilt Queen Elizabeth II London" is in sale since Sunday, December 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\European & Mediterranean\Modern". The seller is "borntodeal" and is located in Burbank, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.