The blade has been nickel plated throughout. The basket of traditional Scottish form with thistles and Ss making up the guard. Faceted squash type pommel is nickel plated en suite with blade and guard. Leather covered wood grip bound with two strand twisted copper wire. Guard retains its period wool Scotch plaid hand protector in very good condition.
Leather scabbard is alligatored but generally sound. Chape, locket and middle mount retain 40 to 90% original nickel. The 79th served with distinction in the Civil War having 3 officers killed in action and 116 enlisted men killed or wounded.A very interesting and most unusual Civil War Scottish broadsword. Please refer to the photographs of this item when assessing its condition. Where there is a discrepancy between the photographs and the textual description provided, the photographs are to be considered the authoritative description.
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The seller is "collectors5405" and is located in Culver City, California. This item can be shipped to United States.