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Flintlock pistol Flintlock pistol

Old flintlock pistol of steel with silver inlay and a lobate-ended butt, inlaid with I.D. and engraved with I.A.M.K.

Flintlock pistol Flintlock pistol

Old flintlock pistol of steel, with silver inlay and a scroll-ended butt, inscribed I.A.M.K.

Guillotine Guillotine

The Maiden, a guillotine of oak and metal, used for beheading criminals in Edinburgh, 1564 - 1710 AD

Sporran clasp Sporran clasp

Sporran clasp of brass and steel with four concealed pistols which would fire if the sporran was not opened correctly, probably the model for that worn by Rob Roy in the novel by Sir Walter Scott published in 1818

Sword Sword

Two-handed sword

Claymore / scabbard Claymore / scabbard

Claymore with IHS on both sides of blade, and scabbard

Claymore Claymore

Scottish claymore or two-handed Highland sword, early 16th century

Poker Poker

Large steel poker, part of the insignia of the Cape Club of Edinburgh, 1793 - 1843

Poker Poker

Large steel poker, part of the insignia of the Cape Club of Edinburgh, 1793 - 1843

Dirk / sheath Dirk / sheath

Middle to late period Highland dirk, silver mounts and sheath, backsword blade, marked "A.F.", on sheath "Capt. Angus McDonald..

Sword Sword

Presentation sword with a gold hilt decorated with diamonds and enamel work, and gold mounted leather scabbard, presented to General Sir David Baird by the field officers who served under him for his capture of the fortress of Seringapatam, Mysore, India, 1799

Boarding pike Boarding pike

Naval boarding pike with wooden shaft and steel tip and heel

Specimen / edge tool / manufacture / axe, American Specimen / edge tool / manufacture / axe, American

One of a group of specimens illustrating the manufacture of edge tools - a finished American axe

Cast steel / sample Cast steel / sample

Sample of cast steel from (L) iron, one of a group of specimens illustrating the manufacture of needles, hackles, combs, gills and springs

Gravity piece, steel / feeler Gravity piece, steel / feeler

Steel gravity piece or "feeler"

Thermometer, Six's Thermometer, Six's

Thermometer, alcohol and mercury, recording maximum and minimum temperatures, invented by James Six of Canterbury in 1780, probably made by L. Casella, London, c. 1900

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