Skip to content

Search Collections

Sword

1998.372AB (RS22926)

Description

Sword in case w/ brass fixtures. Handle w/ arm guard and coiled grip. Case--black leather w/ brass pieces at each end. Top piece has belt clip. Leather seamed on one side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1862
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: ""R.H.K.W."" Engraved on top of sword: ""Mes Megco Chicopee Mass-- US JH""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
steel (alloy)
Object type
Armament--Edged
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Civil War
civil wars
leather
Leather
Steel
steel (alloy)
SWORD
swords
Dimensions
42.5 x 5 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.372AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18334

Comments