Object Title

Hanger

Hanger

Object Number

IX.7631

Physical Description

With saw back blade.
Hilt: cast brass in one piece comprising globular pommel with pronounced tang button, elongated barrel shaped grip with lateral ribs and quillons terminating in drum shaped finials with concentric rings on their inner and outer faces.
Blade: straight, asymmetrical spear pointed blade of flattened diamond cross section with slight narrowing towards the hilt and having saw teeth along the back edge commencing at the shoulder and terminating 234 mm (9.2 ins) from the point.

Associations

Places Russia

Bibliographic References

P J Lankester, ''Land Transort Corps swords' in the Royal Armouries: and interim summary', Royal Armouries Yearbook, 6, 2001, pp. 55-71, at p. 70, n. 16.

Notes

Originally catalogued as French