Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

IX.3556

Inscriptions and Marks

On hilt, on knuckle-guard, stamped: 10/RH/500 (10th Royal Hussars - CHECK).On hilt, by forward edge of blade, stamped: 37.On blade, on outside, near hilt, stamped: T & C in an oval (a maker's mark); three dots.On blade, on inside, near hilt, stamped: crown over 22 (an inspection mark).

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

P J Lankester, ''Land Transort Corps swords' in the Royal Armouries: and interim summary', Royal Armouries Yearbook, 6, 2001, pp. 55-71, at p. 65, fig. 8I (mark only).

Notes

The crowned 22 inspection mark is believed to have been struck with the same punch which later became damaged and which was used on a number of Land Transport Corps swords (see entry for IX.414, under Notes; Lankester XXXX).