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Early Militaria Collections / Scottish Basket Hilt Broadsword

PROPERTY FROM THE WILLIAM ROSE COLLECTION
Lot 5
Scottish Basket Hilt Broadsword
Early 18th century
28 September 2022, 10:00 EDT
Skinner Marlborough

Sold for US$1,645 inc. premium

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Scottish Basket Hilt Broadsword
Early 18th century

The basket hilt with carved oak grip, alternating wide and narrow panels with pierced heart and dot decoration, wide rolled quillon, the branches of the basket converging at the top the top into a sheet iron reinforcement bracket below a low stepped pommel which is a later replacement; straight double-edge blade with central shallow fuller at the top and double groove ricasso.
Blade lg. 35 1/2, overall lg. 41 in.

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