MARKINGS: It carries the mark “MA“ on its blade
and hilt. There is an interesting crest imprinted on the obverse of the blade, and the is a “H“ on the reverse.
The museum accession number is hand painted on the cross guard.
Considering its age, this is a near perfect example which is in excellent condition. The blade’s edge are ground.
There is no corrosion. There is no scabbard.
OUR UNCONDITIONAL NO NONSENSE GUARANTEE:
If not completely satisfied with your purchase it may be returned within five days of receipt in its original packaging
if without damage. Return items must be insured for their full value. Only a prior email authorization from us for the
return is required. Shipping charges are included in this offer if an error is due to our fault.
International buyers welcome, but should
know the laws of their country in regard to weapons. The must inquire first. We
have satisfied customers in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Chile, China, Czech
Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Estonia, England, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland,
Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Nova Scotia, Panama,
Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey,
United Arab Emirates, USVI and the Eastern Caribbean.
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by Land And Sea Collection™, All Rights
PROVENANCE: The collection was purchased at auction in Plymouth, England by an English dealer on 21 DEC 2005, who
in turn sold them to us. The auctioneer reported they were part of an Estate Sale of the property of the descendents of the
maker, George Blanchard, who is a known crew member of the English whale ship Diana hailing from what was a major whaling
port in Hull, England between 1841 and 1869.
I have done quite a bit of research on the voyage and inherited and collected quite a