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Hilt of sword, French Light Calvary type
French Light Cavalry sword, which belonged to Honorary Lieutenant George Brock (1801-1867). The hilt of the sword consists of a square, gilt knuckle-bow and a gilt, shell-shaped pommel. The langets are embossed with a foul anchor and the upward extension of the pommel to the grip is engraved with cable designs. The oval plate in the guard and the rounded end of the quillon, are also decorated with cable designs. The ebony grip is knurled.
- Image reference: E1157
- National Maritime Museum