A good Scottish 1828 pattern basket hilted broadsword
Scottish Weapons, Swords
A good Scottish 1828 pattern basket hilted broadsword c 1850. The blade, cut with twin fullers, is etched and polished with trophies of arms centred upon Scottish bonnets, together with thistles and foliage. The steel basket hilt of regulation pattern, retaining its soft leather liner covered with military cloth, together with its silk fringe. The grip is covered with fishskin and is bound with twisted copper wire. Contained in its steel mounted leather scabbard.
Blade length 32½" (83cms) Overall length including scabbard 39½" (100cms)