Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1796-1821

Object Number

IX.2500

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 4E, 1987.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc: blade tip rounded, presumably for practice use.

Inscriptions and Marks

On hilt, on inside langet, engraved (CHECK): CD over 488.On blade, on IN/OUTside, near hilt (CHECK), stamped: crown.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For this pattern generally and for other examples in the Royal Armouries, see entry for IX.245, under Notes.