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Scottish broadsword, 79th Regiment of Foot (Cameron Highlanders), 1806 (c)

Made by J J Runkel of Solingen, the sword is dated pre-1808.

The first Pattern basket-hilted sword was authorised in 1789. Weapons such as this were termed 'broadswords' to distinguish them from slim bladed rapier-type swords. The 79th Regiment of Foot (Cameron Highlanders) were raised in 1793.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1995-07-60-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1995-07-60-1