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8- Very large antique basket hilt Scottish sword ( Claymore)

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8- Very large antique basket hilt Scottish sword (often called Claymores). Handmade iron basket with old age patina with drillhole decoration and punch-dot decoration (see pictures). Large pommel to the base. The grip is wood with a leather covering and old hessian stringwrapped around it, leather on top with twisted iron wire which has all mostly deteriorated now. Very long flat-sectioned blade which is sharp at the edges 78 cm long / 34 inches approx.. At its widest point at the base near the handle measures 4 cm / 1 inches. Overall length is 40 inches./ 103 cm. Possibly a Victorian or Edwardian copy of a 17 / 18th century Scottish sword. Came from an old Scottish castle.

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 06 December, 2012.