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WW1 / George 5th Scottish Officer's Cross-Hilt Broadsword (sold)

Very good condition, WW1 era officer's cross-hilt broadsword for the Seaforth / Cameron / Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

WW1 / George 5th Scottish Infantry Officer's Cross-Hilt SwordWW1 / George 5th Scottish Infantry Officer's Cross-Hilt Broadsword

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Increasingly scarce cross-hilt in very good condition (scabbard has weak area); the pommel and quillon finals indicating this was carried by an officer for either the Seaforth, Cameron, or Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Retailed by Sanderson Brothers & Newbould of Sheffield, the 32 1/2 inch blade nicely etched and with a few small rust spots, nothing serious, firm in the hilt. The fishskin grip in very good order, some tiny areas of wear, with the ring bindings (twisted grip wire) present and firm. The leather field service scabbard has some blemish areas, probably where old sticky tape was once placed around it, and one crack weak area, but generally good and firm. Further / full sized images available upon request. Item reference 323 (52).

George 5th Cypher

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