A Scottish Officer's Brass-Mounted Regimental Dirk Of The Seaforth Highlanders Rossshire Buffs
Lot 148
A Scottish Officer's Brass-Mounted Regimental Dirk Of The Seaforth Highlanders Rossshire Buffs
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,308) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Scottish Officer's Brass-Mounted Regimental Dirk Of The Seaforth Highlanders Rossshire Buffs
By Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London, Late 19th Century
With bright single-edged blade notched along the back for much of its length, one side etched with maker's details, regimental crests and mottos, crowned 'F', regimental title and thistles, and along the other with thistles and battle honours to Egypt 1882, ebonised baluster grip carved with basketweave set with brass pins above crossed swords and bonnet on one side, a thistle on the other, brass mounts chased with thistles, and pommel set with a piece of faceted glass against orange foil, in original wood-lined black patent leather scabbard (minor crazing) with border engraved brass mounts applied with thistles, the locket also with the figure of St. Andrew, and with foliate chape, the by-knife and fork en suite with the dirk
29.5 cm. blade
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