Eglinton Basket Sword

This Mid 18th Century Scottish Basket Hilt Back Sword is from a group of which about a dozen examples are known. Variations in the configuration of the hilt elements include examples with and without a forward quillion and the inclusion of an oval rein aperture. An example with that last feature, formerly in Eglinton Castle, sponsor and host of the Eglinton Tournament, is now in the Royal Ontario Museum. Most are mounted with earlier, presumably family blades. This sword has been traditionally identified by the portrait of an 18th century Scottish Officer entitled The Pinch of Snuff and attributed to William Delacour. It features a real ray skin, wire-wrapped grip, intricate basket hilt and a double fuller blade. A black scabbard with matching throat & belt stop and tip is included.

Price incl. 21% VAT: 225

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  • Product No: 7538

Eglinton Basket Sword

  • Overall length of the sword approx. 988 mm
  • Blade length approx. 834 mm
  • The blade edge is approx. 0,5 mm thick
  • The basket is approx. 18cm long, 18,5cm wide and 18cm deep
  • The blade at the basket is approx. 34 mm wide and 6,2 mm thick
  • Point of Balance approx. 8,5 cm
  • Weight of the sword approx. 1368 g
  • Weight incl. scabbard approx. 1744 g
  • Blade of 1065 High Carbon steel

Specs can vary slightly from sword to sword.

Premium Quality, made by Windlass Steelcrafts®

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