London, South Kensington
16 May 2007
ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET SIR THOMAS BYAM MARTIN, G.C.B.'S 1805-PATTERN STIRRUP HILT SWORD
with 29in. long blued and gilt blade, wire-bound ivory grip with applied Royal and triple foul anchor cartouches, lion's head pommel with full mane, cast langets with crown over fouled anchor; with gilt brass mounted scabbard with maker's inscription reading: BRUNN Sword Cutler to the PRINCE REGENT and HRH the DUKE OF CLARENCE 56 Charing Cross LONDON -- 34in. (86cm.) long overall.
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Samuel Brunn traded from 56 Charing Cross Rd between 1805 and 1820, and was by appointment to the Prince Regent from 1811-1820.
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