Sword & Scabbard; 1853 - 1900; 1964/23/1.1-2

Name/Title

Sword & Scabbard

About this object

Typical of cavalry swords used during Waikato Campaigns
British Military Cavalary Sword, 1853 pattern.
Sword: material steel blade - handgrip; black leather and iron.
Form: slightly curved blade, half basket hilt.

Scabbard: material: iron.
Form: has two suspension rings.

Date Made

1853 - 1900

Place Made

Great Britain

Medium and Materials

Sword: blade steel.
Sword handgrip: black leather and iron.
Scabbard: iron

Inscription and Marks

Marked on blade upper edge (near hilt): M_____E [?96 Mole] Marked on scabbard: (a little crown picture) partly illegible 14

Measurements

Sword length: 1045mm
Scabbard length: 917mm

Subject and Association Description

Sword & Scabbard
Typical of cavalry swords used during Waikato Campaigns
British Military Cavalary Sword, 1853 pattern.

Named Collection

Waikato Historical Society Collection

Credit Line

Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga o Waikato,
Hamilton, New Zealand

Object Type

Sword and Scabbard Weapon

Object number

1964/23/1.1-2

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