German Pattern 1871 Artillery Sword Scabbard, Bapaume : Lieutenant Colonel J B St Vincent-Welch, 13 Field Ambulance, AIF

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Bapaume
Accession Number RELAWM06294.002
Collection type Technology
Object type Edged weapon or club
Place made Germany
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

German Pattern 1871 Artillery sword scabbard having a fixed hanger ring on a band 80 mm from the throat. It has overall surface rust and one dent on the front.

History / Summary

This sword and scabbard was found in the ruins of a church at Bapaume.