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Lachlan Macquarie: Sword & Scabbard

Date: c1807

Maker/Importer: John Justus Runkel

Place Made:
Blade made in Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany; later imported to Britain for finishing and final engraving.

Physical Description:
1803 pattern of a Scottish Infantry Officer's sabre and scabbard.
Height: 3½ inches (90 mm)
Length: 33 inches (850 mm)
Width: 5 inches (130 mm)

Current Location:
National Museum of Australia, Canberra.
Alexander Ferguson Collection.
ID Number: REL/09556

Grip and Pommel
Runkel, J.J. (c.1751-1808)
Sword Cutler
Swords and Lachlan Macquarie

Images reproduced courtesy of the National Museum of Australia. © All rights reserved

[Thistle decoration]
[Blade decoration]
[Scabbard ring]
[Scabbard tip]

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