Object Title

Scabbard

Scabbard

Date

1796-1821

Object Number

IX.3802

Provenance

Old Tower collection; probably Tower arsenal. Found un-numbered in Brick Tower store 1982/83. First accessioned June 1992.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc: one of screws securing the removable mouthpiece is missing.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length (max.): 876 mm (34 1/2 in) Weight: 970 gm (2 lb 2 1/2 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

On outside, near mouth, stamped: 'OSBORN / & / GUNBY / BIRMM'.

Associations

Notes

For this pattern generally and for other examples in the Royal Armouries, see entry for IX.245, under Notes.
For general information on the maker Osborn(e) & Gunby, see entry for IX.245, under Notes.