British Pattern 1861 Army Hospital Corps Sword : British Army

Unit British Army
Accession Number REL/08411
Collection type Technology
Object type Edged Weapon or Club
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1861
Description

British Pattern 1861 Army Hospital Corps Sword. The hilt is a brass double bar stirrup type with an iron ribbed grip. The flat plain blade is slightly curved, sharpened on one edge with a spear point and stamped on the riccasso with a crown and ENFIELD.

History / Summary

This type of sword was issued to privates in the British Army Hospital Corps.

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