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Backsword

Description

Basket hilted backsword with a gilt blade etched with 'God Save King James the 8', 1725 - 1750

Museum reference

H.LNA 41

Collection

Weapons and Accessories

Object name

Backsword

Date

Second quarter 18th century

Materials

Brass, Gilt

Physical description

Brass hilt; gilt blade

Associations

James VIII
Seafield Collection

Exhibitions

  • Wild and Majestic Romantic Visions of Scotland (28 Jun 2019 - 10 Nov 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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