Cut-down sword, with a straight, tapering, single-edged blade, a guard formed of a combined knuckle-bow and horn-like quillon extended at the rear to form a flat pommel plate with an oval-section ferrule loose on the tang. No grip is present. The whole is heavily corroded and suggestive of artificial ageing.
- Made in: British Isles
- (Europe,British Isles)
- Length: 448 millimetres (Overall length)
- Length: 335 millimetres (Blade length)
- Weight: 525 grammes
Presumably a Grimshaw fake, but hard to know what a fake of. Comment and object description by T. Richardson, Royal Armouries.
Prehistory and Europe
- AL116/214 (Royal Armouries)
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Object reference number: MCN8517
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