Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1850-1900

Object Number

IX.6840

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc:

Dimensions

BladeLength571mm
BladeWidth35mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On sword:5On hilt, above rear quillon: '2.1894' over '4' over '8.K.R.R'.5On inside of blade: '49.00'.5On outside of blade: crown over '35' over 'W'.5On spine of blade: crown over '49' over 'W'. On scabbard:5On mouth: :975'.5On top locket: '2INF' over '108' (deleted with three lines) over '548' (deleted with one line) over '7' (deleted with one line).

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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