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Re: Scottish Military Broadswords

I am sending off list photos

----- Original Message -----
From: Iain Laird <iain.laird@totalise.co.uk>
To: <sinclair@quarterman.org>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 10:13 AM
Subject: Scottish Military Broadswords

> Is your broadsword - the first listed at
> http://swordforum.com/fall99/1865.html?  It is described as the 1798
> Pattern, "By 1788, Highland Officers (and NCOs) had become quite used to
> carrying the basket hilt, even if it had been made illegal for civilians

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