Two Swords of the Black Watch
Lot 373
Two Swords of the Black Watch
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,888) inc. premium
Auction Details
Art & Antiques Oxford
6 Feb 2013 10:00 GMT

Auction 20676
Two Swords of the Black Watch Two Swords of the Black Watch Two Swords of the Black Watch Two Swords of the Black Watch Two Swords of the Black Watch
Lot Details
Two Swords of the Black Watch
Comprising a basket hilted broadsword, the blade etched with VR cypher, and badge, title and battle honours of the 42nd regt The Black Watch, owner's crest and intitials E.E.G., regulation steel basket hilt, wire bound fish skin grip, steel scabbard, and a scottish field officer's sword, the blade etched with regimental title, battle honours and owner's intitials E.G.G., regulation steel honeysuckle hilt, wire bound fish skin grip, steel scabbard. (2)

Footnotes

  • Edward George Grogan, was the father of George William St George Grogan, who won the Victoria Cross at the Third Battle of Asine, in May 1918.

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  1. Frances Robinson
    Specialist - Miscellaneous
    Bonhams
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    United Kingdom
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