Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1880-1895

Object Number

IX.5603

Provenance

Presented 9 June 2004. Given to him by the donor's grandfather, but as far as the donor is aware no members of his family served in the Royal Fusiliers.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This variant has a smaller hilt and a longer,more slender blade. Other examples of this variant noted so far: IX.7732; one on the website of Michael D. Long Ltd (dealer, Nottingham) at April 2008 (stock no. 107625); and one with the same hilt but with a plain curved blade in the MOD Pattern Room Collection (Rn 10094).