Product images of Chilean dress sword
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Chilean dress sword
The hilt has a gilt, solid half basket guard with raised bars. The oval-shape, which on a British sword would contain a crown and anchor badge, contains an anchor surmounted by a five-pointed star (or mullet); the folding flap on the reverse has a hole to engage stud on top locket of scabbard and there is a small up-turned quillion with disc terminal. The guard is pierced only at the bottom, near the pommel for a sword knot.
- Image reference: E1385
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London