Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Fredericton Region Museum (FRM), Swords

Fredericton Region Museum,

Swords and Bayonets

Data current to 16 July 2019.

  (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2957.1).  Steel blade, broad and curved with etched floral designs.  Very elaborate hilt and guard, brass with leaves and lion's head on butt.  This sword belonged to Herbert Greene of Saint John.  Mr. Green purchased this and another sword from Colonel Blare of Saint John, under whom Mr. Green had served as a Lieutenant.

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2957.1). 

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2957.1). 

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2957.1). 

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2957.1). 

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2957.1). 

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2957.1). 

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2411.1). A - Sword with brass hilt and butt.  Sharkskin handle.  Crown on guard.  Blade has two etched crowns and etched floral patterns. Hilt has crown and floral crest. B - metal scabbard with two rings.  Blade:  "C. Webb 23 Old Bond St, London"; Star of David on other side at proved point.

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2411.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2411.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (2012.9.1).  Long, curved Sword with heavy gold-colored handle.  The blade has two grooves and is pointed at edge.

 (Author Photo)

Sword (2012.9.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (2012.9.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1986.11.1).  Steel blade, with crown and flat crest.  A: Queen Victoria cypher, "Furmin & Sons, 153 Strand" "13 Conduit St, London". B: Stamped.

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1986.11.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1986.11.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1986.11.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1974.3.1).  Infantry Officer, A - Sword; B - Scabbard; C - Belt; D – Strap.  Infantry officer's sword; single edge and hatchet point. Curved handle has tooled leather insert, sharkskin covering and raised bands for firmer grip. Gold filigree trim with British insignia (VR) oval with crown. VR and shamrock. Rose and thistle pattern at lower base of oval shape. Blade has etched floral pattern extending to within 30 cm of tip. B - Scabbard is metal with khaki chamois cover; two rings. C & D - White over-the-shoulder leather sword strap and belt with "S" hook hanging from ring at waist. Royal monogram or cypher on brass buckle.  Blade: "Firmin and Sons, 153 Strand and 13 Conduit St., London".  Strap and belt: "UR," and "New Brunswick Militia," and 'Firmin and Sons, London," and "11".

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1974.3.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1974.3.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2479.3).  Royal Artillery dress Sword with scabbard. A - Sword, semi-basket guard and gold tassel. Grip is imitation snakeskin with wire winding. Blade is elaborately etched.  Scabbard is plain nickel plate.

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2479.3).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2956.1). Infantry Officer’s P1796.  Brass cross guard and hilt, wire handle, steel blade etched with floral design. Hilt on one side swings on hinge. GR (King George III) cipher.

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2956.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.2956.1).

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.3243.1).  A - Sword - ivory handled, Mameluke Sword with slightly curved, single-edged blade with etched floral and crown design. Star of David on one side of blade. Metal and ivory hilt with raised crown and oak leaves. Brass butt has circular hole. Hilt is fastened together by two bolts which are engraved to be flowers. Hilt is a double guard. At its centre is a crest of intertwined streams or designs. Hilt curves to one side at its base.  B - Steel scabbard. Two rings, floral designs. Metal brass piece at the bottom of the scabbard with floral engravings. Main colour looks to be originally silver.

 (Author Photo)

Sword (1969.3243.1).