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Sword, Scabbard, D24.2259

Physical Description

Curved, single-edged steel blade. Slightly pitted. Convex curved tip. Single groove running unfledged side tip to hilt. Unguarded white bone or wood hilt, undecorated, capped with plain silver at blade end and pommel. Hilt follows curve of blade. Plain brown wooden scabbard in two pieces bound by fourteen bands at regular intervals. Square-ended, flat round-section at hilt end.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 790 x 38 x 34mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 770 x 30 x 28mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 495 x 38 x 34mm

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