Object Title

Knife and scabbard

Knife and scabbard

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

X.380

Physical Description

Handle is probably whalebone, heavily weighted with lead and ornamented with scrimshaw work, showing a long gun and pistol, both percussion, a knife, an axe and other indeterminate objects.
The blade is poor, notched, with a bent point.
The scabbard i of thick brown leather lined with copper and bears various symbols.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Knife: Overall length: 280 mm (11 in), Blade length: 180 mm (7.1 in), Scabbard: Overall length: 190 mm (7.5 in), Weight: Knife: 1 lb, Scabbard: 4 oz

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