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British Basket-Hilted Swords

A Typology of Basket-Type Sword Hilts

by Cyril Mazansky

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Published by Boydell Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Base metal & ironworking,
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Heraldry,
  • Honours & decorations,
  • Militaria, arms & armour,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Great Britain,
  • Catalogs,
  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Military Science,
  • Military,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Archaeology by period / region,
  • Basket hilts,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Military - General,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Sword guards

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8950384M
    ISBN 101843830531
    ISBN 109781843830535

    - Explore Daniel Bell's board "Scottish basket hilted broadsword", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Scottish, Sword, Arms and armour pins. Basket-Hilted Sword – British This sword is believed to have belonged to Sir William Twysden (–), who was knighted by King James I in , served in Parliament for many years, and was a collector of books and manuscripts.

      Hello, This is my first post to the forum as I am a new member. I look forward to learning much from all of you. I've a quick question, please, regarding a Scottish basket hilt sword I have. On each side of the blade is etched what appears to be fox, dog, wolf, whatever and has the name "Harvey" written across the body of the critter. I believe this to be a Samuel Harvey sword but not sure. Get this from a library! British basket-hilted swords: a typology of basket-type sword hilts. [Cyril Mazansky; Kenneth Snodgrass] -- "Descriptive catalogue with typology of a British sword-type with a year history"--Provided by publisher.

    Basket hilt swords – UK medieval weaponry by Southern Swords, a good selection of styles and quality to display or to use for cutting, we have just what you need.   Big British Basket Hilted Sword Following a discussion in another thread I promised to present an example of a threaded tang on a British sword dating to around Having dismounted the pommel, I am doubting that the actual threads that I now see are pre-Victorian.


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British Basket-Hilted Swords by Cyril Mazansky Download PDF EPUB FB2

Basket-hilted swords have featured prominently among British military edged weapons over the past five centuries, from the Wars of the Roses in the mid fifteenth century to the period immediately after the second Boer War of the early twentieth century.

In setting out to give a full account of the hilt type, and the many variants within it, the /5(8). If you are a sword collector who is wanting to have a source of different British Basket-Hilted Swords book and styles of British and Scottish Basket hilt sword guards this is a very good book.

It has no information on blades, manufacturing or even unit designation, but for a source of handle/grip/guard components of a unique style of sword, and its derivatives /5.

The phrase basket-type hilts refers to a large group of hilts which provide a degree of protection to the hand and wrist. Basket-hilted swords have featured prominently among British military edged weapons over the past five centuries, from the Wars of the Roses in the mid fifteenth century to the period immediately after the second Boer War of the early twentieth century.

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Basket-hilted swords have featured prominently among British military edged weapons over the past five centuries, from the Wars of the Roses in the mid fifteenth century to the period immediately after the second Boer War of the early twentieth century.

In setting out to give a full account of the hilt type, and the many variants within it, the Reviews: 5. A diverse range of military sword types came into prominence in England during the 17th Century.

They include the English Mortuary and Dutch Walloon sword and the Venetian Schiavona and English/Scottish basket-hilted broadsword. The Mortuary sword was a common English hilt style of the early to midth Century.

The hilt also closely resembles the baskets of a number of swords illustrated in “British Basket-Hilted Swords” by Cyril Mazansky (Boydell Press ), and in particular references D9, D10, D10a, D10b and D10c pages 80 to 82 which show near identical sword hilts with similar linear engraved line patterns to the frontal guard panels and side.

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My MacGregor, McKay, MacDonald etc. highland ancestors would have carried swords like this one. The basket-hilt was very popular in the s and s and replaced the big two handed swords. There were two basic types.

A double-edged basket-hilted sword was called a “broadsword.” A single edged basket-hilted sword was called a “backsword.”. The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site.

The basket-hilted sword is a sword type of the early modern era characterised by a basket-shaped guard that protects the hand. The basket hilt is a development of the quillons added to swords' crossguards since the Late Middle Ages. In modern times, this variety of sword is also sometimes referred to as the broadsword.

The basket-hilted sword was generally in use as a military sword, in. An antique Scottish basket hilted sword. The hilt features a pierced thistle. The blade is thoroughly etched with highlanders thorought the blade. British Officer's Sword £ 1,; English Court Sword £ ; 9th Lancers Officer's Full Dress Cross Belt and Pouch £ 1,; Heavy Cavalry Disk Hilt Troopers Sword by Woolley £ 2,; Snaphaunce Musket c £ 9,; Polish Karabela Sabre 18th Century £ 3,; Turkish Shamshir 18th Century £ 3, Book Description Boydell Press, Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, Hardcover.

Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. British Basket-Hilted Swords: A Typology of Basket-Type Sword Hilts Mazansky, Cyril ISBN / ISBN Published by Boydell Press, Almost New Condition: some thumb marks where opened New Range: $ - $ Scottish Officer’s Basket Hilted Sword Victorian period no regiment to blade but sold complete with cross guard which would indicate by design that the regiment would have been either Dunbartonshire Rifle Volunteers or The Royal Scots after when they adopted this form of cross guard.

The sword is in super condition basket hilt with. BOOK BRITISH BASKET HILTED SWORDS - C $ $ Add to Cart. Quick view. GERMAN IMPERIAL NAVY SWORD - M $ Add to Cart. Quick view. MODEL CAVALRY SABER - C $ Add to Cart. Quick view.

GERMAN German Cavalry Saber - C $ The basket-hilted sword is the name of a group of sword types of the early modern era characterized by a basket-shaped guard that protects the hand.

The basket hilt is a development of the quillons added to swords' crossguards since the Late Middle Ages. In modern times, this variety of sword is also sometimes referred to as the broadsword.

The basket-hilted sword was generally in use as a. Claymore or Scottish Basket Hilted Broadsword A common weapon among the clansmen during the Jacobite rebellions of the late 17th and early 18th centuries was the Scottish Basket Hilted Broadsword, commonly known as claidheamh mor or “claymores” – meaning “great sword.

- Explore justymadgin's board "English swords" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Swords and daggers, Sword, Arms and armour pins.Backswords, whatever their hilt, are not "basket-hilted swords", for example. The term basket-hilted sword refers to a two edged weapon. A mid-bronze age leaf shaped sword is broad, but it's not a "broadsword"ZarlanTheGreen5 March (UTC) I do strongly support to split Broadsword and Basket-hilted sword into two articles - but it.

Scottish Basket-Hilted Swords. of the 17th and 18th Century. by. Harvey J S Withers. With over full colour illustrations and photographs. Glossy softback booklet. Book length is 96 pages. BOOK INCLUDES: Historical Background. Examples of the Pattern. Sword Makers. Maker Marks. Collecting Scottish Basket Hilts.

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