A Scottish militia basket hilted sword

Stock Code: 8162

A Scottish militia basket hilted sword. 37” overall, 31” double edged blade with single narrow fuller and two narrow fullers on the forte, stamped ‘A&A.S’. Birmingham made 1798 style steel hilt comprising bars, rings and five panels. Turned wooden grip, fluted domed pommel. Blade made by August and Albert Schnitzler.

Made for a yet unidentified militia, copying the 1798 officers pattern sword.

Circa 1840.

Sword in very good condition, much original polish remains.

See Bezdek, Richard H (2003) Swords and Sword Makers of England and Scotland, Colorado: Paladin Press Pages 28 & 343.



Delivery cost: Free within the UK via Interlink next day delivery, Rest of the world free via Parcelforce.

Price: £1,395.00

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