Thu, 20th May 2021 11:30

The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

 
  Lot 1371
 

A LATE VICTORIAN SCOTTISH DIRK

Sold for £2,000


Condition report
No evident restoration or damage of note. Added images show details of marginal wear. The main blade is very slightly worn with age though still clearly shows decorative details.

 

LATE VICTORIAN SCOTTISH DIRK,
the fullered and serrated 30cm steel blade engraved with scrolls, thistle motifs and 'H.L.I. 4th BATT.', above a studded basket weave handle with coloured glass pommel, the leather sheath with ensuite knife and fork, mounted in brass with thistles and Highland Light Infantry crest, faded inscription to the reverse, 46.8cm long

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