WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 306: HENRY WILKINSON, LONDON, A GOOD SCOTTISH OFFICER''S BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD, MODEL ''1828/31'' PATTERN, serial no. 33067,

Fine Modern & Antique Guns - December 2016

by Holt's Auctioneers

08 December 2016

London, United Kingdom

Live Auction
Sold
  • HENRY WILKINSON, LONDON, A GOOD SCOTTISH OFFICER''S BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD, MODEL ''1828/31'' PATTERN, serial no. 33067,
  • HENRY WILKINSON, LONDON, A GOOD SCOTTISH OFFICER''S BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD, MODEL ''1828/31'' PATTERN, serial no. 33067,
  • HENRY WILKINSON, LONDON, A GOOD SCOTTISH OFFICER''S BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD, MODEL ''1828/31'' PATTERN, serial no. 33067,
Looking for the realised and estimated price?

Description: HENRY WILKINSON, LONDON,
A GOOD SCOTTISH OFFICER''S BASKET-HILTED BROADSWORD, MODEL ''1828/31'' PATTERN, serial no. 33067,
for 1895, with narrow, single blind-fullered straight double-edged 32 1/4in. blade, the squared ricasso with grooved borders and etched proofmark, the reverse signed ''HENRY WILKINSON, PALL-MALL, LONDON'' beneath the Prince of Wales feathers and ''BY APPOINTMENT'' banner, dismountable nickel-plated full basket hilt of typical form (some patchy staining), heavy felt liner with red exterior and buff interior with remains of blue border piping, wire-bound sharkskin grip and bun pommel, complete with its black leather field scabbard with plated mounts, the drag with ball finial.


Other Notes: Wilkinson''s records state that this sword was supplied to military outfitters Messrs. Laughlan, Baker & MacKay of Edinburgh in 1895. We are gratefully indebted to armsresearch.co.uk for verifying this information

Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)