Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1796-1821

Object Number

IX.2291

Provenance

Old Tower collection, probably Tower arsenal. First accessioned when found in store March/April 1982 (probably in Brick Tower; by 1987 in rack 3G).

Physical Description

Blade with hatchet point. Fuller extends for 686 mm (27 in) from the hilt.


Variations, losses, damage, etc: CHECK OVER.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1023 mm (40.25 in), blade length: 890 mm (35 in) Weight: 2 lb 7 3/4 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

On blade, on outside, near hilt (CHECK), stamped: crown over 4.On blade, on back, near hilt (CHECK), stamped: OSBORN / & GUNBY.

Associations

Notes

For this pattern generally and for other examples in the Royal Armouries, see entry for IX.250, under Notes.