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Sword w/scabbard

Object Number: 
1941.624ab
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Steel, brass, wood, leather; steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 42 1/4 x 5 x 4 1/8 in. ( 107.3 x 12.7 x 10.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse of blade below hilt: mark with initials "B" and "M"
Description: 
Saber with curved, single-edged steel blade with two fullers, one broad and one narrow; brass half-basket hilt with two branches on obverse side joining oval counter-guard; wooden grip covered in leather and wrapped with twisted wire; helmet-shaped pommel without surface decoration; steel scabbard with two carrying rings and asymmetrical drag.
Credit Line: 
Gift of A. J. Bigley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group