A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921

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Lot 526
A 19th century silver mounted dirk
R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921

Sold for £ 1,680 (US$ 2,156) inc. premium

The Scottish Sale

18 Aug 2011, 11:00 BST

Edinburgh

A 19th century silver mounted dirk
R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
26.5cm blade, with faceted back edge, wood carved basket weave hilt with silver studs and foliate mounts, the pommel set with a citrine in its leather covered scabbard, silver foliate and thistle mounts, with companion knife and fork mounted en suite and frog, together with a modern skean dhu,

Footnotes

  • This dirk was once the property of the famous Pipe Major Angus Macdonald, Scots Guards, Pipe Major Macdonald is famed for his musical compositions and playing skill, a memorial plaque has been placed in the Guards Chapel.
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A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
A 19th century silver mounted dirk R.G. Lawrie, Glasgow & Edinburgh, Glasgow 1921
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