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British Pattern 1828 Highland Officer’s Sword

With double-edged fullered blade etched with scrolling foliage and trophies on a frosted panel at the forte, iron hilt comprising basket-guard of rounded bars carrying an alternating arrangement of rectangular and square panels pierced with heart-shaped apertures and enriched with linear ornament and fluting, scrolling quillon, fluted pommel, wire-bound fishskin-covered grip, with its doeskin liner and silk tassel, in its iron-mounted leather scabbard
82.2 cm; 32 3/8 in blade