Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1890-1899

Object Number

IX.8082

Provenance

First registered by Loans Team (RMC/DS) when on loan to 13th/18th Hussars at Cannon Hall Museum, Barnsley, Yorks (Loan L205), 27/01/1992.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc: blade lacquered.

Inscriptions and Marks

On underside of grip: 'MOLE'. On inside of blade, etched, in shield/panel: '?OLE (Mole) & SON / (?)MAKERS / Birmingham' (the Mole and Son unclear in photograph (neg. no.A3/5001(8A) - it might be in lower case PJL); crown over 'B' over 'C' (twice); '11/94'; '??/96'. On outside of blade: 'R'; broad arrow over 'WD'; crown over 'B' over '3' over 'X'. On back of blade: 'Mole' and something illigible; '/90'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For this pattern generally, see B. Robson, 'Swords of the British Army...', London, 1975, pp.44-46, Pl.33.