Object Title

Sword and scabbard - Cavalry sword, Pattern 1853, with scabbard

Sword and scabbard - Cavalry sword, Pattern 1853, with scabbard

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

IX.2861

Physical Description

Single edged, fullered blade. Hilt of white metal, pierced. Dark-coloured, textured grips. Scabbard of white metal with 2 scabbard loops, 1 at the top, and 1 half way down.

Dimensions

SwordWeight1.1 kg
SwordWeight2.4 lb
Swordlength42.1 in.
Swordlength1070 mm
BladeWidth1.4 in.
BladeWidth35 mm
Bladelength35.7 in.
Bladelength908 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbering
'417' with a '9' stamped over the 7
blade edge
stamped
inside hilt
stamped
Numberingscabbard
stamped

Associations

Places Britain