WW1 / George 5th Scottish Officer's Basket
Hilted Broadsword, Sold
In good condition, a scarce World War One era Scottish infantry
Almost certainly late World War One (1917 to 1918) as there are
no maker markings to the blade (this was very common, as quantity
over refinements was the order of the day). The 32 inch blade in
very good order, with etching including the obligatory George Fifth
Blade firm in the hilt. The hilt with some denting as is common.
The fishskin grip and twisted grip wires in good order, the crimson
liner still bright and fairly good. A good amount of the once Royal
Blue edging (to the liner), still present. The leather field scabbard
with correct ball chape old and a little worn and tired, but still
sound, and the blade sheathes and draws well. Further / full-sized
pictures available upon request. Item reference number A08(423-1).