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

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

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

Object number
1964/23/1.1-2

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