Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1822-1860

Object Number

IX.6589

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

According to May and Annis (Sword for Sea Service, 1970, II, p. 315), Horace Chavasse & Co. are recorded as sword cutlers at 63 Oxford Street and Alama Street, Aston New Town in 1860 and at Alma St Works, Alma Street, Summer Lane, Birmingham from 1865-1868. The firm was bought by Ralph Martindale in 1870 (see entry for X.1692, under Notes).