Very Good 18th C. Scottish Basket Hilt Broad Sword used in American Revolution

Very Good 18th C. Scottish Basket Hilt Broad Sword used in American Revolution

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Very good and honest example of the Scottish Highlands basket-hilt sword dating from around mid 1700s and most definitely used through the American revolution period. Mounted with a broad double edged blade with two shallow fullers to each side, exhibiting heavy near black patina smoothly distributed throughout, one side with remains of the struck circular maker's mark now mostly worn. Large iron basket of a well known 18th century pattern, interestingly built with two open bars and riveted

Overall 38"

Blade 31 1/2"

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