|Place||Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Bapaume|
|Object type||Edged weapon or club|
First World War, 1914-1918
German Pattern 1871 Artillery Sword Scabbard, Bapaume : Lieutenant Colonel J B St Vincent-Welch, 13 Field Ambulance, AIF
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.