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Scottish Garde Écossaise Basket Sword Swords
Waterloomilitaria.com Ltd
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£ 2,690

Scottish Garde Écossaise Basket Sword Swords

Essex, Eastern
ad ref. GS047C65C
Used£ 2,690
TradeScottish Garde Écossaise Basket Sword
Antique yes

A Very rare Basket Hilted Backsword of the “Garde Écossaise” type. Tapering single edge blade with double fuller along each side, manufactures mark of “P Knecht Solingen”. The steel guard pierced with elongated rectangles and Maltese crosses. The underside of the basket shows two serpents. Stepped conical pommel and wooden grip with central pierced ring. Circa 1745

The Garde Écossaise where founded in 1418 as guards of the French Monarch and disbanded in 1791, being later reformed in 1814 for the Bourbon Restoration. Many Exiled Scots joined the guard after the Jacobite rising of 1745.Read more
Price£ 2,690
Sale typeTrade
MakeScottish Garde Écossaise Basket Sword
Waterloomilitaria.com Ltd
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