Object Title

Knife and sheath

Knife and sheath

Date

1960-1990

Object Number

X.1656

Provenance

Found un-numbered in Lanthorn Tower, July 1990.

Physical Description

The black-painted, white metal (probably alluminium) miniature truncheon unscrews at the top of the grip to reveal a plated steel, double-edged blade. A blank, rectangular silver-plated (?) inscription panel is attached to the 'sheath by four rivets. A blue and white tasseled cord is tied round the end of the grip.
Condition at 20/06/1991: Fair; black paint extensively chipped.

Associations

Places Britain