Object Title

Lance - ffoulkes British Pattern 1816 Cavalry lance

Lance - ffoulkes British Pattern 1816 Cavalry lance

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

VII.3868

Physical Description

The gradually tapering leaf-shaped blade is slightly hollow ground, with a slight medial ridge. The blade is attached to the haft by a short socket and langets of equal length. The langets are secured by three hoops that have raised, flat-topped tubes for the attachment of the pennon. The two halves of the tubes are joined by screws around the langets.
The haft is parallel sided and quite thin. The narrow shoe is a cone shaped, with a rounded end and secured to the haft by a screw that passes through short langets.

Metal parts heavily patinated, resiude of aluminium paint.
Missing top pennon hoop and tube.
Regimental marks unreadable

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

LanceBlade length160mm
LanceHead (including langets)605mm
LanceHead length197mm
LanceShoe175mm
LanceTotal length2964mm
LanceWeight1818g

Inscriptions and Marks

Aluminium paint on upper haft and head.

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