20-02-2008, during treatment. After removal of dust and protective coating (except on the enamel area where it was not removed).   A ceremonial sword of the Prince of Wales. This two-handed sword comprises a double-edged steel blade and an originally gilt cruciform hilt of copper alloy (possibly latten) with enamel and incised decoration. There are punched marks on either side of the blade.    Both sides of the grip show various armorials. Along the quillons (hand-guard), around the pommel and down the sides of the grip is an incised inscription.

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SLAntiq.364

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20-02-2008, during treatment. After removal of dust and protective coating (except on the enamel area where it was not removed). A ceremonial sword of the Prince of Wales. This two-handed sword comprises a double-edged steel blade and an originally gilt cruciform hilt of copper alloy (possibly latten) with enamel and incised decoration. There are punched marks on either side of the blade. Both sides of the grip show various armorials. Along the quillons (hand-guard), around the pommel and down the sides of the grip is an incised inscription.

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  • 20-02-2008, during treatment. After removal of dust and protective coating (except for the enamel area).  A ceremonial sword of the Prince of Wales. This two-handed sword comprises a double-edged steel blade and an originally gilt cruciform hilt of copper alloy (possibly latten) with enamel and incised decoration. There are punched marks on either side of the blade.    Both sides of the grip show various armorials. Along the quillons (hand-guard), around the pommel and down the sides of the grip is an incised inscription.

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  • 20-02-2008, during treatment. After removal of dust and protective coating (except on the enamel area where it was not removed).   A ceremonial sword of the Prince of Wales. This two-handed sword comprises a double-edged steel blade and an originally gilt cruciform hilt of copper alloy (possibly latten) with enamel and incised decoration. There are punched marks on either side of the blade.    Both sides of the grip show various armorials. Along the quillons (hand-guard), around the pommel and down the sides of the grip is an incised inscription.

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  • 20-02-2008, during treatment. After removal of dust and protective coating (except on the enamel area).   A ceremonial sword of the Prince of Wales. This two-handed sword comprises a double-edged steel blade and an originally gilt cruciform hilt of copper alloy (possibly latten) with enamel and incised decoration. There are punched marks on either side of the blade.    Both sides of the grip show various armorials. Along the quillons (hand-guard), around the pommel and down the sides of the grip is an incised inscription.

    Detail: Other

  • 20-02-2008, during treatment. After removal of dust and protective coating (except on the enamel area).   A ceremonial sword of the Prince of Wales. This two-handed sword comprises a double-edged steel blade and an originally gilt cruciform hilt of copper alloy (possibly latten) with enamel and incised decoration. There are punched marks on either side of the blade.    Both sides of the grip show various armorials. Along the quillons (hand-guard), around the pommel and down the sides of the grip is an incised inscription.

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  • 22-02-2008, after treatment.    A ceremonial sword of the Prince of Wales. This two-handed sword comprises a double-edged steel blade and an originally gilt cruciform hilt of copper alloy (possibly latten) with enamel and incised decoration. There are punched marks on either side of the blade.    Both sides of the grip show various armorials. Along the quillons (hand-guard), around the pommel and down the sides of the grip is an incised inscription.

    Detail: Other

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    Detail: Other

  • 22-02-2008, after treatment.    A ceremonial sword of the Prince of Wales. This two-handed sword comprises a double-edged steel blade and an originally gilt cruciform hilt of copper alloy (possibly latten) with enamel and incised decoration. There are punched marks on either side of the blade.    Both sides of the grip show various armorials. Along the quillons (hand-guard), around the pommel and down the sides of the grip is an incised inscription.

    Detail: Other

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    Detail: Other