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Hunting sword: HEN.M.449 & A-1933

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Combined hunting sword and flint-lock pistol with brown leather scabbard. Pistol, brass. Possibly German.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 850.0 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Components of the work

Pistol composed of brass (alloy)
Scabbard composed of leather
Blade Length 52.5 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.449 & A-1933
Primary reference Number: 19602
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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