Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1633

Object Number

IX.1498

Physical Description

With German blade. Theblae bears portraits, apparently of Gustav Adolphus (of Sweden along with the inscription 'PRO ARIS / ET FOCIS' on one side of the blade and ' ET ARMIS Ao 1633' on the other.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1120 mm (44 1/8 in.), Blade length: 902 mm (35 1/2 in.( Weight: 1045 g (2 lb 5 oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

The blade bears the makers mark of a pincer within an oval on both sides of the blade at the ricasso.

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