Welcome to
Scottish Basket
Hilted Sword



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 Welcome to my web site that I hope all you enthusiasts out there will find of some interest.  Although I am well known to many curators of Arms & Armour in museums throughout the world as well as the    U.K., it is quite likely that you have never heard of me.  As a result, you will be unaware of the above book that is now finally completed and which should prove to be the definitive work ever written on the subject.  Further information is as follows:    


Silver Basket Hilted Sword of the Huntly Races Group
Made by William Scott the elder, Silversmith of Elgin, Scotland, between 1699 - 1700

Latest information (October 2016)

I am pleased to inform you that, at long last, The Scottish Basket Hilted Sword is now completed.
    Please carefully re-read this website as this contains up to the minute and amended information, while containing previous information for new readers.