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£ 945 Samuel Moses, Mansell St E.C. (London) Scottish Highland Regiments Staff Sergeant’s / Officer’s Samuel Moses Mansell St Swords
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Samuel Moses, Mansell St E.C. (London) Scottish Highland Regiments Staff Sergeant’s / Officer’s Samuel Moses Mansell St Swords

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Cheshire, North WestUpdated 4 years ago
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CategoryBlades
SubcategorySwords
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
MakeSamuel Moses, Mansell St E.C. (London)
Manufactured YearWW1 Era
Your reference17136:3
Description

RARE, WW1 Era Scottish Highland Regiments Staff Sergeant’s / Officer’s Samuel Moses Mansell St E.C. (London) Basket Hilt Broadsword With Etched Blade & Scabbard. Sn 17136:3 - 17136:3

This is an original sought after Highland regiment’s Staff Sergeants / Officer’s basket hilt broadsword similar in form to those illustrated 187-195 of Swords Of The British Army by Robson). The Scottish basket hilt Broadsword has become one of the most sought after swords for collectors (see page 35 of World Swords by Withers). The sword measures 39 ½” overall with a 32 ½” double edged fullered blade which has etched panels of Thistles and other foliate devices on both sides. The ricasso is marked by the manufacturer / retailer Samuel Moses Mansell St E.C. (London) '. The reverse has the ordnance acceptance star and inlaid roundel. It has the correct medieval appearance hilt with nickel plate fittings, flat cross guard, ribbed ferrule and bell shaped pommel cap with holed ball end. Its fish skin handle is tight and undamaged as is its full ‘heart design’ pierced steel basket hilt with original leather lining. The hilt is fitted with its original red tassel. The sword is complete with original brown leather scabbard which has a nickel plated throat mount & chape . The scabbard is undamaged with just surface scuffs consistent with age. The price for this sought after sword with scabbard includes UK delivery. Sn 17136:3

£945.00

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