Sword registers relating to swords manufactured by Wilkinson Sword

Object Title

Sword registers relating to swords manufactured by Wilkinson Sword

Sword registers relating to swords manufactured by Wilkinson Sword

Date

1916-2005

Reference

WILK A3

Level

Series

Scope and Content

Vol. 1. 52750 (25/8/1916) to 54053 (no end date). Last dated entry is no. 53936 (June 1917). This volume contains a loose item in the form of part of a carbine duplicate book which no cover (pages numbered 1 to 17). On pages 1 to 15 are some registered sword numbers and dates, in non-consecutive order. Numbers are in the range of 87000 to 89999, although on page 13 is no. 75769. dates relate to the 1960s, Vol. 2. 68879 (26/7/1950) to 73023 (March 1954), Vol. 3. 86346 (17/1/1964) to 101109 (6/11/1972). The last 3 pages contain some limited information on special edition swords, Vol. 4. 110382 (8/4/1980) to 119836 (14/3/1988), Vol. 5. 119837 (16/3/1988) to 125889 (17/6/1996), Vol. 6. 125890 (20/6/1996) to 132248 (16/6/2005), Vol. 7. 132249 (16/6/2005) to 132384 (13/9/2005), It appears that some of these records are missing from the archives, in particular, there are no registers relating to the 1920s, 1930s or 1940s. However, there is an Order Book within the archives which does provide some information for that period

Extent

7 volumes