Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1850-1900

Object Number

IX.6845

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: '5.95' over '2' over 'S.LEIN'.5On inside of blade: broad arrow over 'WD'; crown over 'V' over '26'.5On outside of blade: '01'; crown over 'BR' over '4'; '10/83'; 'MOLE / BIRMM'.On scabbard:5On mouth: '4.LEIN 6'; '1.1893'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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