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Hilt of infantry sword
Infantry sword. The hilt consists of a gilt brass, rather engular knuckle-bow of hexagonal section leading to a short straight quillon with finial decorated with acanthus. There is an acanthus-shaped pommel of ten facets below a straightened neck and twin oval shells (neither equipped to fold). This sword is of the general type introduced for infantry officers of the British Army in 1796.
- Image reference: E1439
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London