An extremely well made 19th century copy of a Scottish two handed sword Claymore

Item:
427
Region:
Britain
Type:
Scottish Weapons, Swords
Description:
An extremely well made 19th century copy of a Scottish two handed sword Claymore from the 1st half of the 16th Century. The double edged blade cut with a single half length fuller, and with the mark of an orb on both sides. The hilt with a typical down turned crosspiece terminating in quatrefoils, the rounded quillons thickened towards the blade and with integral downward pointing projections close to the blade. The cylindrical pommel with raised circular panels. The grip made from a section of narwhal’s tusk. Excellent colour and patina overall, a very convincing copy. See J. Wallace “Scottish Swords and Dirks” 1970, Nos 6 & 7 for similar claymores.
Metrics:
Blade length 41¼” (105cms) Overall length 53¼” (135cms)
Price:
£4,900