View Single Post
Old 14th September 2021, 01:49 AM   #11
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: NC, U.S.A.
Posts: 1,889

Originally Posted by Battara View Post
........and some had their blades broken down and used to make Scottish dirks.
Excellent point as well. I forgot to thank you for your insight on the original peened tang. I know so many of these baskets saw major makeovers and repairs over the years (bars cut out, replaced pommels, repalced grip materials, blade shortening/rforging, etc. In a way, those points alone attest to how important and cherished these items were.
M ELEY is offline   Reply With Quote