A boxed Victorian Scottish officer's dirk for the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders by Wilkinson
Lot 3078
A boxed Victorian Scottish officer's dirk for the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders by Wilkinson
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A boxed Victorian Scottish officer's dirk for the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders by Wilkinson
Straight 11 inch blade with notched spine; one side etched with entwined thistles above a sun ray panel, a crown and the regimental title, the sphinx/Egypt battle honor, a vacant thistle-enclosed escutcheon and Henry/Wilkinson/Pall Mall/London; the reverse with thistles and ribands inscribed with sixteen battle honors-Egypt through Nile-1884-85. Hilt comprising brass ferrule molded with thistles, ebonized basketweave grip set with brass-headed tacks, the front lower section with brass plate molded with thistles; the solid brass pommel cast in relief with thistles and leaves and fitted with 'cairn gorm'. Original black leather scabbard, the brass mounts molded with thistles and blossoms, the throat additionally with a crown; complete with original knife and fork en suite. Together with blue velour-lined black leather-covered case.
Condition: Excellent. Blade with some very minor pitting below the point. Scabbard with light surface scuffing.
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