Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 3252. A very fine authentic Scottish dirk dating from the mid 19th century. The top mount is engraved with a presentation inscription that reads ''To Wm Finlayson from a friend June 22nd 1862''. The hilt carved with a Celtic weave pattern and inlaid with small metal studs. The pommel inset with a large amber Cairngorm stone. The 12 inch blade with a scalloped back edge and stamped with the makers mark "HILLIARD & Chapman, Buchanan Street Glasgow". Complete with its matching bi-knife and fork, the small fork hilt is set with a coloured stone in the pommel, the Cairngorm stone is missing from the bi-knife top (please see photos).
The smaller blade is also stamped with the makers name HILLIARD & CHAPMAN. Hilliard & Chapman were
CUTLERS & SURGICAL INSTRUMENT MAKERS
TO QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT,
PRINCE OF WALES' BUILDINGS,
56, BUCHANAN STREET, GLASGOW.
Complete with its original leather scabbard. The mounts engraved with traditional Celtic patterns. The stone needs replacing to the hilt of small fork, otherwise this piece is in very good condition. Blade length is 12 inches. Overall length 20 inches. Ref 3252. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968....Read full description