A 1798 Pattern Basket Hilted Sword

A Scottish Officers 1798 Pattern Basket Hilted Broadsword.
£2,500.00

ID: 5545

With tapering double-edged blade with narrow central fuller on each face at the forte, white-metal hilt of slender rounded bars framing plain panels, slender fore-guards, and flat wrist-guard (old repair to bars) bun-shaped pommel with prominent button, spirally-grooved wire-bound fishskin-covered grip, and retaining its buff leather liner faced with red woollen cloth, in its black leather scabbard with white-metal locket and chape, the former with frog button.


Footnotes

See Brian Robson, Swords of the British Army ..., 1996, pp. 189-90, no. 183


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