Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria to include a Fine Collection of Napoleonic Medals (25 March 2015)

Image 1

  • Image 2
  • Image 3
  • Image 4
  • Image 5
  • Image 6

Click Image to Zoom

Date of Auction: 25th March 2015

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £400 - £600

A Scottish Infantry Officer’s Broadsword , the 78.6 cm straight blade with single fuller and etched panel displaying a thistle spray, the gilt brass basket hand guard retaining leather lined scarlet cloth and blue silk lining, wire bound fish skin grip, baluster knop with circular finial, now contained in a black leather Royal Naval scabbard this with three copper gilt chapes the top one engraved with the arms of the 9th Lord Napier a Captain in the Royal Navy, the blue silk and inner leather liner perished, the brass hand guard fractured at one point and dented, the black leather scabbard fractured just above the bottom chape but still whole, the blade with slight staining £400-600