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Object connections:

Collection Weapons, Edged weapons
User collections Traders Remixed - Power by YouthAdvisoryGroup
Gallery locationTraders Gallery (Floor plans)

Object details:

Object ID WPN1137.1
Description Scabbard for Roman legionary-style sword which belonged to Captain Sir William Peel (1824-1858). There is a bright iron or steel scabbard fitted with a gilt brass top locket equipped with loops for a ring each side, and a gilt brass chape with a convex end and button tip, which is damaged. Both mounts are, or were originally, secured to the scabbard by screws. The inner edges of these mounts have a simplified scallop finish on the obverse side.
Date made 1856

Artist/Maker Henry Wilkinson
Place made Westminster
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Greenwich Hospital Collection
Materials steel
Measurements Overall: 17 mm x 527 mm x 65 mm
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