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Sword, spadroon, with a straight, double-edged steel blade of hollow ground triangular-section, widening substantially to the hilt and the whole of the point section missing. The grip is also missing but the stirrup hilt remains. The piece is heavily corroded.
- 1800 (circa)
- Made in: England
- (Europe,British Isles,England)
- Length: 530 millimetres (overall length)
- Length: 405 millimetres (blade length)
- Weight: 302 grammes
It is possible that the guard is from a 1796 pattern light cavalry sabre. Comment and object description by T.Richardson, Royal Armouries. November 2008.
Prehistory and Europe
- AL116/236 (Royal Armouries)
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Object reference number: MCN8499
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