Object Title

Sword and scabbard

Sword and scabbard

Date

1850-1900

Object Number

IX.6870

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, above rear quillon: '1/03' over 'INF' over '9'. 5On inside of blade: crown over '35' over 'W'; '9'00'; 'WILKINSON . LONDON'.5On outside of blade: broad arrrow; crown over '35' over 'W'; 'X'.On scabbard:5On mouth: '5/03'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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