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Sword, Scabbard, D32.1557

Physical Description

A hanger. Hilt - Brass with simple knuckle bow and down-turned quillon. A brass stud on the left side actuates a small retaining clip. Grip of leather covered wood, ribbed. The number 174 appears on the top of the quillon. Blade is single edged, curved, tapering only slightly to the point. A shallow, fuller runs the length of the blade. No blade markings. Scabbard - Black leather with brass mouthpiece and chape. On the left side there is a stud on the mouthpiece for a frog.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 700 x 140 x 30mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 695 x 140 x 30mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 555 x 50 x 20mm

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