British Officer's Hanger
The stout blades on hangers like this one made them versatile fighting weapons. The shorter blade length made hangers easier for infantry officers to carry than longer-bladed sabers. This hanger’s gilt pommel is shaped like a lion, an ancient symbol of Great Britain.
Hanger (sword) and Scabbard
Hilt made by William Kinman
Sword and scabbard made by James Cullum
Silver, Gold, Iron, Steel, Leather
Museum of the American Revolution (Benninghoff Collection)