Great Britain - 1828 P - Highland Officer's Basket-hilted - Sword

Description
Great Britain - 1828 P - Highland Officer's Basket-hilted - Sword
Very good +

A beautiful, traditional sword of a Scottish infantry officer.
This used, British Army, Highland Regiment officer's weapon, dates back to the claymore, used by the Scots since the 17th century.
This 1828 model has a double-edged blade with two fullers and is etched on both sides.
The etchings show typical Scottish motifs, thistles and foliage.
The basket hilt has a dome-shaped pommel with a red fringe, lined on the inside with red felt and a blue edge.
The leather-covered handle is wrapped with copper wire.
The sword scabbard is made of steel and has two suspension loops.
It is probably from the time around George V.
All in all, a beautiful, sought-after object by collectors.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
Great Britain
Model
1828 P
Sub-type
Highland Officer's Basket-hilted
Weapon-type
Sword
Condition
Very good +
Barrel/ blade length
810 mm
Overall Length
1010 mm
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