Scottish Broadsword

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Title

Scottish Broadsword

Description

The structure of this basket incorporates pierced designs showing interesting variations of key slots and stars. The segment tips in this case end at a center slot in the pommel (which does not encircle it entirely), and are not joined by a ring. Its long double-edged straight blade includes two 1/8" wide center fullers (10 1/2" long) which are inscribed "XX FERARA XX" on each side.

Length: 41 1/2"
Blade: 34 3/4" X 1 5/8"
Hilt: Iron
Weight: 2.6 lbs.

Source

George C. Neumann, Swords and Blades of the American Revolution, (Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1973), 141. (240.S)

Rights

George C. Neumann Collection, Valley Forge National Historical Park

Identifier

VAFO 421

Original Format

Photograph