Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1850-1900

Object Number

IX.6860

Provenance

Old Tower Collections. First registered in Brick Tower Store, Rack 10A, 1987.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc:

Dimensions

BladeLength575mm
BladeWidth35mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On sword:5On hilt, over rear quillon: '12' over '1902' over '2DT' over 'P.S.'.5On inside of blade: crown over '35' over 'W'; 'I'; ''00'; 'WILKINSON . LONDON'.5On outside of blade: broad arrow; crown over '35' over 'W'; 'X'.On scabbard:5On mouth: '6/1898'; '8' (uncertain).

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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