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Sword

Description

Straight iron blade; sharkskin handle wrapped with brass rope wire; hilt has eagle and shield design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Inscriptions
"SCHNITZLER/ A & A/ SOLINGEN" (stamped)
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
sharkskin
Object type
Armament -- Edged
Places
North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)
Solingen (Düsseldorf district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
patriotism
sharkskin
shields (motifs)
Sword
swords
Dimensions
36 1/4 x 4 2/4 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2003.5
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
222656

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