Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

IX.3616

Physical Description

Hilt of Bridget Clifford's type II (slotted hilt and two looped guards outside the hand) but instead of the usual blade the blade is straight and single-edged with a spear point and has two narrow fullers by the back extending 6 1/2 inches from the hilt. Markings on the sword are a crowned 6 on the blade near the hilt, and an asterisk stamped further down the blade.

Dimensions

OverallLength1077mm
OverallWeight1.203kg
BladeLength896mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Proof mark
crowned 6
blade
stamped
Stampblade
stamped

Associations

Places Britain