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Antique Victorian Scottish basket hilt broad shield and sword Brooch Dated around 1873

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    Posted 4 years ago

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    It's been a long time ago to get a beautiful 14K gold Scottish Pepple jewelery bracelet. Now I received this beautiful silver brooch again and i thought how beautiful this grinding method and the colors. This basket hilt broad sword Brooch is 80 mm long and 20 mm wide. There is a Kite approval mark but I can not say anything about.

    Who knows what this mark means?

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    1. IVAN49 IVAN49, 4 years ago
      The 'lozenge' mark used between 1842 and 1883 to certify the patent of the models registered by the UK Patent Office.
      The second model used 1868 – 1883
      (Cannot be the first model 1842-1867 because year letter, not number, was bellow the class on top).
      On top: Class I (metal)
      Two digit numbers is a date (looks like 23)
      On the right: Most probably ``D`` for 1878, because there was no letter ``O`` in the second model.
      Bottom ``W`` stands for March
      Left: Parcel
      The date indicates the year when the model was registered, not the date of manufacture. It was used as long as the model sold well.

    2. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
      IVAN49 hello I'm deeply impressed with your knowledge, thank you very much. Would you like to tell me how to get to your data, can I possibly search for a next time?
    3. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
      racer4four, SEAN68, blunderbuss2, PoliticalPinbacks, vetraio50, roddyq thanks for your interest and love!

    4. IVAN49 IVAN49, 4 years ago
      Enjoy !
    5. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      How lovely it is, Marga!
      Ivan thanks for solving the mark and sharing your links, very interesting :-D
    6. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
      Again many thanks for Ivan and for Kyra too!
    7. Agate1122303, 4 years ago
      Not a dirk dagger, it's a Scottish basket hilt broad sword ( and a very nice one)
    8. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
      Agate1122303 thanks you so much for your interest and important information

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