Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1850-1900

Object Number

IX.6853

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: '1.1886' over 'V' over Mx8' (a dot under the superscript x).5On outside of blade: crown over 'B' over '21'.5On spine of blade: ''MOLE'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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