Date of the Auction:
March 01, 2019 10:00 am PST

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Lot:25 , 18th C. American Revolution Era Scottish Basket Hilt Broad Sword

Description:
18th C. American Revolution Era Scottish Basket Hilt Broad Sword. A well used Revolutionary war example of the Scottish broadsword, with its iron basket guard having pierced hearts decorations and retaining its original leather lining inside the guard, original leather and wire bound grip. Mounted with an early double edged blade struck on one side with what appears to be Venetian style markings. Solid overall with heavy patina, wear and moderate pitting consistent with the age. Overall length 36 1/2". Blade length 29 1/2"

Estimate: $1500-$2500

Prebidding Ends: March 01, 2019 09:00 am PST

Live Internet Bidding Begins: March 01, 2019 10:00 am PST