Object Title

sword and scabbard - Cavalry sword, Pattern 1908, with scabbard

sword and scabbard - Cavalry sword, Pattern 1908, with scabbard

Date

1912

Object Number

PR.6836

Physical Description

With scabbard, Mk.1*. Textured, cross-hatched grip, with sealed pattern attached, made up of a piece of black felt with red seal attached, and a piece of waxy paper.
Sheet steel bowl-guard with rolled edge. White metal domed pommel, secured by plastic grip, shaped to the hand with chequered outer faces and large depression for the thumb. Straight blade with deep fuller running to a spear point. Scabbard of white metal, with 2 loops. Sealed pattern attached to scabbard, made up of a piece of black felt with red seal attached, and a piece of waxy paper.

Dimensions

ScabbardLength36.6in.
ScabbardLength930mm
SwordLength43.7in.
SwordLength1110mm

Associations

Places Britain