Catalogue Auction Information Arms & Armour Auction(#140317) 14/03/2017 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED Lot 68 of 364: A mid-18th Century British Cavalry basket hilted backsword, 78cm fullered blade stamped with a stylised running wolf mark containing the initials S.H. (Samuel Harvey), characteristic hilt composed of flattened rounded bars united by heart and circle pierced junction plates, oversize forward guard, later wooden grip. Blade with some heavy patination towards the latter half, hilt patinated. See page 99, Illustration F4 in British Basket-Hilted Swords by C. Mazansky for a sword of similar configura Click image to enlarge PreviousNext Lot closed - Winning bid:£660 () Estimate: £400 - £600 Remove from watchlist Add to watchlist Ask a question Arms & Armour Auction(#140317) 14/03/2017 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED Description Description: A mid-18th Century British Cavalry basket hilted backsword, 78cm fullered blade stamped with a stylised running wolf mark containing the initials S.H. (Samuel Harvey), characteristic hilt composed of flattened rounded bars united by heart and circle pierced junction plates, oversize forward guard, later wooden grip. Blade with some heavy patination towards the latter half, hilt patinated. See page 99, Illustration F4 in British Basket-Hilted Swords by C. Mazansky for a sword of similar configuration from the Royal Armouries which lacks the additional rear guard that this basket has. Categories: Shipping info Shipping info Terms and conditions Terms and Conditions All auctions are conducted under our printed conditions of sale which are available on request. The following lots in this catalogue are sold as ornaments, curiosities and items of historical interest only. Any politically related items are sold purely as items of historical interest and the company does not hold with or approve of any political motivations represented by any of the said items of historical interest. 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