armthearmour:

capt-eyebrows:

armthearmour:

A m1740 Claymore of a Scottish regiment of the Seven Years War,

  • OaL: 38.2 in/97 cm
  • Width: 4.3 in/11 cm

Quebec, Canada, ca. 1740-1763, housed at the Canadian War Museum.

OP that’s a baskethilt sword, not a claymore

Correct, it is a basket-hilted sword, specifically a broadsword, since it has two edges. Also known as a claymore in 18th/19th century British literature.

armthearmour:

capt-eyebrows:

armthearmour:

A m1740 Claymore of a Scottish regiment of the Seven Years War,

  • OaL: 38.2 in/97 cm
  • Width: 4.3 in/11 cm

Quebec, Canada, ca. 1740-1763, housed at the Canadian War Museum.

OP that’s a baskethilt sword, not a claymore

Correct, it is a basket-hilted sword, specifically a broadsword, since it has two edges. Also known as a claymore in 18th/19th century British literature.

victoriansword:

Takouba, 19th Century Hilt with Older Blade

North Africa, Wide, European, double-edged blade with round tip, of hexagonal section. First part with iron reinforcement, with a stamp. Brass, cross-quillon, engraved and pierced, iron pommel, shaped as Brazil nut, chiselled in the upper part. Leather-covered grip. Leather scabbard, decorated with geometrical imprints, brass mounts, decorated en suite with the quillon. Three suspension laces. Scarce. length 89.5 cm.

victoriansword:

Takouba, 19th Century Hilt with Older Blade

North Africa, Wide, European, double-edged blade with round tip, of hexagonal section. First part with iron reinforcement, with a stamp. Brass, cross-quillon, engraved and pierced, iron pommel, shaped as Brazil nut, chiselled in the upper part. Leather-covered grip. Leather scabbard, decorated with geometrical imprints, brass mounts, decorated en suite with the quillon. Three suspension laces. Scarce. length 89.5 cm.