Brass Sword Hilt Guard

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Half of a brass sword hilt guard from an English sword of the mid-eighteenth century excavated from the officers quarters of Fort Frederick at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site. This was of the hinged type to allow the sword to fit snugly against the soldier when worn in a scabbard.

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About This Item

  • Title: Brass Sword Hilt Guard
  • Creation Date: circa 1750
  • Subject Date: circa 1750
  • Location: Bristol, Lincoln County, ME
  • Media: Metal
  • Dimensions: 6 cm x 2.5 cm
  • Collection: Pemaquid
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
22 State House Station, 18 Elkins Lane, Augusta, ME 04333-0022
(207) 287-3200

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