Scottish Baskethilt Broadsword. Approximat...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionScottish Baskethilt Broadsword.
Approximately 32-inch double edge blade. Blade is 1-inch wide at the base. Two narrow central fullers on each side. Conical pommel with incised decoration. Leather covered grip with steel wire. Heavy pieced decorated baskethilt with hearts. Blade etching on both sides with multiple patters and features. One side reads 42 RD / HIGHLANDERS obverse crown beneath rays. A nice example.
Condition: Good to very good for its age. Scattered pitting throughout. Moderate wear to etching and overall blade. Some nicks and pitting to edge. Baskethilt with a mellow dark patina. Grip good with minor wear, lose washer.
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