Scottish Basket Hilt Broadsword Desk Ornament Letter Opener Birmingham 1892 (1 of 9)
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Scottish Basket Hilt Broadsword Desk Ornament Letter Opener Birmingham 1892

Ref: 1495 / LA164845

£1,195

$1,490 - €1,346

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Description

Fresh to the market from a private collection. Rare Victorian Scottish basket hilt broadsword desk display letter opener based on the original 1828 pattern Scottish sword with a double edged blade. Full Birmingham hallmark with the date letter for 1937 and the marker mark for Alexander Jones of Albion Street. The detail in the construction and the quality of this piece is exceptional. The basket hilt is beautifully made with hand cut pierced decoration, the grip is decorated with wire work, the blade is wide and double edged with a treble fuller.

The combined silver weight is 85 grams

Rare and unusual item that will enhance any desk

Worldwide shipping available

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Measurements

The overall length is 8 1/2 inches 21.5 cm long, the blade is 6 7/8 inches 17.5 cm long. The combined silver weight is 85 grams

Declaration

Shires Antiques has clarified that the Scottish Basket Hilt Broadsword Desk Ornament Letter Opener Birmingham (1495 / LA164845) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1892.

Condition

Excellent condition, no damage or repairs to any section.

Delivery

UK special delivery £9 International sign for £18

Location

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