Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1850-1900

Object Number

IX.6839

Provenance

Old Tower Collections. First registered in Brick Tower Store, Rack 9M, 1987.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc:

Dimensions

BladeLength565mm
BladeWidth35mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On sword:5On hilt, above rear quillon: '4.1892'; '3' over 'BD'.5On inside of blade: crown over 'BR' over '4'; '99' (twice); crown over 'B' over '41'.5On outside of blade: broad arrow over 'WD'; 'X'On scabbard:5On mouth: 'M.4.S.R.7'; '4/95'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For this pattern generally, see B. Robson, 'Swords of the British Army...', London, 1975, pp.171, 173, Pl.182.