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Sword, Scabbard, D32.1558

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 562 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): 715 x 140 x 31mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 713 x 140 x 30.7mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 580 x 50 x 22.7mm

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