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Sword, Scabbard, F61.5

Physical Description

Cavalry Trooper's sword, 1853 pattern of the British army with steel scabbard, blade slightly curved, square backed with single broad fuller. Blade marks "Robt Mole & Sons" on left of blade and crown over B on right of blade. This is a government view mark (B = Birmingham). Hilt - steel, three-barred with hole for sword knot, black leather grip held to full tang width by five rivets.
Scabbard of pressed steel.

Provenance

Reputed to have been used in the Crimea
Locality:

Maker

Manufacturer: R. Mole and Sons

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 1060 x 110 x 125mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 975 x 110 x 125mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 925 x 75 x 30mm

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