Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1796-1821

Object Number

IX.2334

Provenance

Old Tower collection; probably Tower arsenal. First numbered when found in store, 1982; first individually described by Valuation Team when in Brick Tower Store, rack 3L, 1987.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc:

Dimensions

Dimensions: Sword, overall max length: approx. 950 mm, blade length: 832 mm (32.75 in), blade width: 44 mm (1.75 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

On blade, on IN/OUTside, near hilt (CHECK), stamped: crown over 1.On blade, on back, near hilt (CHECK), stamped: crown over 1.On blade, on back, near hilt (CHECK), stamped: an indistinguishable maker's name.On hilt, on rear quillon: E over 33On scabbard, WHERE?, STAMPED/ENGRAVED?: 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.