The Most Important Scottish Basket Hilt Sword

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The Most Important Scottish Basket Hilt Sword

11,999.00

Pre Culloden swords are very rare. This is among the most. Signed IS for Simpson The Younger admitted to the company of Hammermen in 1711, The wide broadsword blade is signed Andrea Ferrara on both sides. Unlike pseudo Ferrara marks on many swords this is a true blade made to the specifications of Ferrara himself by inter lamination, a process of welding the blade in alternate layers of iron and steel. A similar example is preserved in the National Museum of Scotland (LA 139).

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