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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 17

    AN ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICER'S DRESS DIRK

    LATE 19TH /EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    AN ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OFFICER'S DRESS DIRK
    LATE 19TH /EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    With etched blade incorporating the regimental devices on respective sides, the maker's signature 'Marshall & Sons 87 George St. Edinburgh' and retaining much original polish, carved wooden baluster hilt studded with silver nails, silver collar and pommel cast in low relief, the pommel inset with citrine, in its original scabbard, the silver mounts also cast with the regimental cypher and both devices within celtic patterns of monsters, and with extra pieces en suite.
    17¼in (43.9cm)


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