Object Title

Blade

Blade

Date

1890-1970

Object Number

IX.3155

Provenance

Part of the Seymour Collection acquired April 1987. At least some of the items apparently acquired from Wilkinsons (sword manufacturers). For further details see entry for IX.3154, under Notes.

Physical Description

Straight steel blade with straight end and wide, central fuller for over half its length. Long tang, beginning rectangular and changing to round section.


Condition: surface somewhat rusted.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1006 mm (39.6 in), tang length: 203 mm (8.0 in), width at shoulder: 25 mm (1.0 in) Weight: 590 gm (1 lb 2 3/4 oz)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Produced by rolling when the metal is 'cherry red'.