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PostPosted: Wed 23 Jun, 2004 4:35 pm    Post subject: e-bay ...... Black Watch broadsword         Reply with quote

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem...2251722833

This guy's also selling one of them whistle hilts .....

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem...2251671270

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PostPosted: Wed 23 Jun, 2004 9:55 pm    Post subject: Re: e-bay ...... Black Watch broadsword         Reply with quote

Thomas McDonald wrote:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem...2251722833

This guy's also selling one of them whistle hilts .....

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem...2251671270

Mac




A whistle hilt? what the? how the? huh? a *whistle* in the hilt? I dont get it.. why???

neat sword - but what is the whistle for and how does it work?

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PostPosted: Thu 24 Jun, 2004 1:23 pm    Post subject: Re: e-bay ...... Black Watch broadsword         Reply with quote

Chris Holzman wrote:

A whistle hilt? what the? how the? huh? a *whistle* in the hilt? I dont get it.. why???
neat sword - but what is the whistle for and how does it work?


Hi Chris

Checkout this thread Here !

Scott's suggestion of mounted cavalry, reins & sword in hand, makes sense to me !

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PostPosted: Thu 24 Jun, 2004 1:50 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

A friend of mine that collects antique swords has one with a whistle on the hilt. He said it was a band leader sword. Need to really get him to take pics of all his stuff.


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PostPosted: Thu 24 Jun, 2004 7:50 pm    Post subject: Re: e-bay ...... Black Watch broadsword         Reply with quote

Thomas McDonald wrote:
Chris Holzman wrote:

A whistle hilt? what the? how the? huh? a *whistle* in the hilt? I dont get it.. why???
neat sword - but what is the whistle for and how does it work?


Hi Chris

Checkout this thread Here !

Scott's suggestion of mounted cavalry, reins & sword in hand, makes sense to me !

Mac



oh... heck, that does make sense, in a sort of off-key way. Big Grin

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