Object Title

Halberd

Halberd

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

VII.4125

Provenance

Presumed Tower arsenal. First registered when on loan to the Royal Hospital, Chelsea (Loan L126), October 2001.

Physical Description

Collar supports a crescent-shaped axe-blade with cusped upper and lower edges and pierced decoration, backed by a pierced fluke. Langets. Wooden haft with conical shoe.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of head without langets: approx. 457 mm (18 in), width of blade and fluke: approx. 210 mm (8.3 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

On langet: 5 CY 2BN Rl ATY.

Associations

Places England

Notes

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