An 1828 pattern highland officer's basket hilted broadsword

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Lot 1007
An 1828 pattern highland officer's basket hilted broadsword

Sold for £ 720 (US$ 941) inc. premium

The Scottish Sale

20 Aug 2010, 11:00 BST

Edinburgh

An 1828 pattern highland officer's basket hilted broadsword
83cm blade plated blade by Mole, stamped with the broad arrow and testing stamps, regulation basket hilt with liner, wire bound fish skin grip, in its leather scabbard with steel mounts, the hilt stamped '12.1900, H.B., Q.R.B, 6', the scabbard locket also stamped '12.1900, 6'.

Footnotes

  • Sold on behalf of the Royal British Legion,

    Together with a piece of paper inscribed 'dress claymore worn by Drum-Major. J. Small of the Dandy Ninth, the 9th Battalion (Highlander) The Royal Scots (the Royal Regiment), Prior to and during the Great War 1914-18, Presented by his son Mr James Small 35 Castle Street Duns,
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