Catalogue Auction Information Arms & Armour Auction(#140317) 14/03/2017 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED Lot 71 of 364: A late 17th Century Scottish basket hilted backsword, 87.5cm triple fullered blade marked SOLIO ANDRIA FERARA GLORIA, characteristic thin-barred hilt principally comprised of two saltires united by junction plates incised with a diamond form, the bars slotted into the grooved bun-shaped pommel later wooden grip. Blade and hilt patinated, the later also loose and poorly refitted at the tang button area. See page 78, Illustration D7 in British Basket-Hilted Swords by C. Mazansky for a sword of sim Click image to enlarge PreviousNext Lot closed - Winning bid:£1,000 () 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 late 17th Century Scottish basket hilted backsword, 87.5cm triple fullered blade marked SOLIO ANDRIA FERARA GLORIA, characteristic thin-barred hilt principally comprised of two saltires united by junction plates incised with a diamond form, the bars slotted into the grooved bun-shaped pommel later wooden grip. Blade and hilt patinated, the later also loose and poorly refitted at the tang button area. See page 78, Illustration D7 in British Basket-Hilted Swords by C. Mazansky for a sword of similar configuration from Dean Castle, Kilmarnock which lacks the additional rear guard that this basket has. 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