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Marconi's Sword-Stick and Scabbard, c. 1900

Inventory Number: 74444
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2004-9/462
Brief Description: Marconi's Sword-Stick with cane handle and shaft, with gilt-metal band in the form of a snake with a turquoise eye. Steel blade marked 'Non ti fidar di me se il cor ti manca' ('Trust not in me if your heart be faint'). With scabbard.
Primary Inscriptions: "NON TI FIDAR DI ME / SE IL COR TI MANCA" written along both sides of the blade, near handle.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Cane
gilt-metal
steel
turquoise.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
130 920 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Scabbard for Marconi's Sword-Stick, c. 1900

Inventory Number: 74444
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2004-9/462
Brief Description: Scabbard for Marconi's Sword-Stick.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Cane
gilt-metal
steel
turquoise.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
130 920 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 39783Image with multimedia irn 39784Image with multimedia irn 39785Image with multimedia irn 39786

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/74444

Marconi's Sword-Stick, c. 1900

Inventory Number: 74444
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2004-9/462
Brief Description: Marconi's Sword-Stick with cane handle and shaft, with gilt-metal band in the form of a snake with a turquoise eye. Steel blade marked 'Non ti fidar di me se il cor ti manca' ('Trust not in me if your heart be faint').
Primary Inscriptions: NON TI FIDAR DI ME / SE IL COR TI MANCA written along both sides of the blade, near handle.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Cane
gilt-metal
steel
turquoise.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
130 920 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 39783Image with multimedia irn 39784Image with multimedia irn 39785Image with multimedia irn 39786

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/74444