• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 377

    A SCOTTISH HIGHLAND OFFICER'S REGULATION BASKET-HILTED BACKSWORD; A COMPOSITE SMALL DAGGER; AND A BRITISH MILITARY BAIONET

    THE FIRST LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY; THE SECOND PARTLY 18TH CENTURY; AND THE THIRD DATED 1907

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    A SCOTTISH HIGHLAND OFFICER'S REGULATION BASKET-HILTED BACKSWORD; A COMPOSITE SMALL DAGGER; AND A BRITISH MILITARY BAIONET
    THE FIRST LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY; THE SECOND PARTLY 18TH CENTURY; AND THE THIRD DATED 1907
    The first with fullered blade double-edged towards the point and etched GR, crowned on both sides, regulation iron basket guard, fluted pommel and original shagreen covered grip bound with copper wire and Turk's heads; The dagger with shortened blade and the hilt cast in low relief; And the bajonet of regulation specifications, in its scabbard
    The first 91 cm. blade (3)


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