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Solid half-basket hilted sword
Solid half-basket hilted sword, which belonged to Admiral Robert Kerr (died 1886). The hilt of the sword consists of a gilt, solid half-basket guard, with raised bars and a crown and anchor badge. There is a folding flap on the inside of the guard with a hole to engage on the stud for locking the flap to the top locket. The sword has a lion's-head pommel and back-piece, the mane extends down one-third of the length of the back-piece. The white fish-skin grip is bound with three gilt wires.
- Image reference: E1070
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London