Original 1826’s Antique Scottish Basket Sword from the House of Douglas Lanarkshire
Rare and original battle proven Scottish Basket Sword from a Scottish Highlands Regiment. Crafted to regulation high carbon steel hand forged and decoratively etched with Scottish thistles all the way on both sides of blade with a solid brass basket hilt with bound shark skin hilt grip with twisted wire binding. Solid b
rass metal basket pommel/cage tarnished from age and lined with its original dirty dried out double leather lining finish with a frayed tassel. The blade scrolling’s read on oneside “Royal Scots Fusilines Glasgow P.H.Mc.Monagle 1826 8th Scottish Battalion” and the second “ Mhuillier Dubhghlas a Taigh Dhughlais Siorrachd Kannraiy Beach dion airson dion Kigh Eideard V11”. With a scabbard fitted with belt hook and brass finishing the scabbard has inner wooden sleeves and bound in leather also showing it age and starting to come apart.
- Overall size of 1028 mm
- A blade of 820 mm
- Solid brass metal basket pommel/cage
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