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Hilt of dirk
Dirk, after 1856, which belonged to Vice-Admiral Edward William Elphinstone Wemyss (1866-1938). The hilt of the dirk has inversed quillons with acorn ends. In the centre of the quillions on the obverse side there is an oval plaque decorated with a crown and anchor badge, the badge is surrounded by a laurel wreath, which is tied at the base. In the centre of the quillions on the reverse side there is a button-operated dog-catch to engage with the scabbard.
- Image reference: E1367
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London