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British Army: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Officers regimental basket-hilted sword. Edward VII era issue

Important: This item is only for sale to clients who can provide evidence that they are 18 years of age, or older. Further, we will only deliver the item to United Kingdom addresses. Overseas clients are, of course, welcome to purchase, but if they cannot provide a UK delivery address, then they will have to make their own alternative arrangements for collection and delivery

This vintage sword from era 1902-1911 was retailed by 'John Jones & Co, 6 Regent Street, London' (marks on top of blade). The 32 inch blade with two narrow fullers, etched with King Edward VII cypher, regimental insignia & motto's of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, on both sides of the blade, these comprising a 'Boars Head' and latin motto 'Ne Obliviscaris' (Do Not Forget) on one side, and a Scottish Wildcat with motto 'Sans Peur' (Without Fear) reverso. Regulation basket hilt with buff leather liner, and silk tassles. The buff leather liner intact but with 'Moth' to outer red felt basket liner. Contained in plated issue scabbard, complete with two rings

With usual wear commensurate with age to basket/hilt and sword blade. With 'Moth' to red felt of basket liner, and the scabbard ball point tip dented, and the tip of scabbard with discoloured plating

Condition: Wear commensurate with age, otherwise Very Good

Code: 18589Price: 695.00 GBP


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British Army: Seaforth Highlanders (72nd & 78th Highlanders). Vintage - pre 1914 - regimental 'Sgian Dubh'

Important: This item is only for sale to clients who can provide evidence that they are 18 years of age, or older. Further, we will only deliver the item to United Kingdom addresses. Overseas clients are, of course, welcome to purchase, but if they cannot provide a UK delivery address, then they will have to make their own alternative arrangements for collection and delivery

The 'Sgian Dubh' measures approx 200mm in length including pommel, handle and sheath

The dark bog-oak handle adorned with two bands of bronze gilt thistle decorations, and a regimental pattern bronze gilt 'St. Andrew' that is affixed to the hilt, on top of the 'Seaforth' pattern faceted engraved star. The pommel/hilt set with an orange / amber coloured stone 'Citrine'. The steel blade held in a leather sheath (the sheath worn) with uniform brass fittings. The un-marked steel blade and leather sheath both with signs of wear commensurate with age, the sheath worn a/f

A scarce & desirable vintage item of Seaforth regimental militaria in good collectible condition, and ideal for regimental or Scottish themed displays

Condition: Wear commensurate with age, otherwise Very Good

Code: 18588Price: 245.00 GBP

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