Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1796-1821

Object Number

IX.3597

Physical Description

Spear-pointed blade of longer than standard length

Inscriptions and Marks

On hilt, on guard, on diamond-shaped reinforce, at rear, composite stamped: broad arrow in an oval.

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

J.D. Morgan, 'The British heavy cavalry troopers pattern 1796 sword', Part 2, Classic Arms and Militaria, vol. 18, no. 2, March/April 2001, pp. 26-9, at p. 28 - cited as example of pattern with spear-pointed blade which is unusually long.