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Scottish Basket Hilt Broadsword - Antiqued

$454.80  $382.03
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  • Model: HW0101060

Description

*** DISCONTINUED **** Although Basket-Hilt swords appeared throughout Britian from the mid-sixteenth century on their association with the seventeenth and eighteenth century Scottish highlander has become legendary. Early highland swords almost invariably carried the double-edged"broadsword"blade but by the time of the Battle of Culloden (1746) the single-edged"backsword"was at least equal in popularity. Both the Basket-Hilt backsword and broadsword are replicated from period pieces in the collection of the Royal Armouries in England. The Basket-Hilt Broadsword (SH2002) carries a typical Glasgow-style hilt from the mid-18th century. It is likely that the blade of the original sword was made in Germany a century earlier and re-hilted as basket designs were refined. Both the SH2002 and SH2002N have wire-wrapped ray skin handles and cloth-covered leather basket liner.

KEY FEATURES:
* Authentic replica of Museum Piece
* Fully functional
* Scabbard included

MEASUREMENTS:
Blade length: 33 1/2"
Handle length: 6"
Overall length: 39 3/4"
Weight: 3lb 1oz
Thickness: .150









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I ordered a Zatoichi Samurai Sword and when it arrived i noticed the box had been damaged. After opening it, I found out that the sword had a 'ding' in it and was slightly bent. I called Swords of Honor and they immediately issued a call tag for UPS to come pick it up and sent me a new one (which arrived perfectly).
Travis K