Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref no 1116. A very good Scottish Basket Hilted broadsword. Circa 1720-1740. The single edged blade is a very good length at 39 inches. Wire bound over wood and sharkskin covered grip. Super condition. Overall length 44 inches. This sword was also at the right period in history to have possibly seen use during the American Revolutionary War 1775-1783. Ref 1116. Please see photo 121 SS in "Battle Weapons of the American Revolution" by George C. Neumann, for a very similar sword, the hilt is also pierced with identical hearts and circles. 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.