Object Title

Partizan

Partizan

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

VII.347

Physical Description

Flat, tapering spear-blade with wide deep wings at the base; at their lower edge two pronounced lobes on each side. A short, moulded neck is threaded to screw into the socket, the latter fitted with a hollow octagonal knop, ribbed and pierced. Two langets, ash haft, conical show with pyramidal point. The blade is engraved with the Royal Arms of Britian as used from 1714 to 1801, in a rectangle below is the letter R of the Royal cypher, the G having been erased ready for an incompleted alteration to V R.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length overall: 2489 mm (98 in), Length of head: 667 mm (14.5 in), Length of langets: 368 mm (14.5 in)

Associations

Places Britain