Product images of Scottish broadsword
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Scottish broadsword, which belonged to Rear-Admiral L.R. Oliphant. The hilt of the broadsword consists of a steel basket guard. The conical steel pommel has five grooves. The grip is made from leather. The broadsword has a straight, double-edged, steel blade. The arms of the City of Mecklenburg in Germany are engraved on the tang on the reverse of the blade. The black leather scabbard has one steel locket and chape. The locket has a frog button. The broadsword was given to Rear-Admiral L.R. Oliphant by a relative of John Scott, who was Secretary to Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) and was killed at the Battle of Trafalgar, together with correspondence from and about John Scott.
- Image reference: E1274
- National Maritime Museum