Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1908

Object Number

IX.1497

Provenance

Tower Arsenal

Physical Description

Steel bowl hilt, painted brown, moulded grip. Buff piece retained by pin. Straight back-edged blade with false edge, terminaating in a spear point, with a narrow fuller near the back on both sides.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 1080 mm (42.5 in), length of blade: 889 mm (35 in) Weight: 1300 g

Inscriptions and Marks

On blade, on the outside: Broad Arrow; SB&NLD; crown over 5E/E; XOn the blade, on the inside: crown over ID/E(?) struck twice; 4'15On blade, on the back: P/08.

Associations

Places Britain