SCOTTISH OFFICERS MILITARY DIRK, BLACK WATCH REGIMENT OF WW1 PERIOD.
Fine quality highly decorated gilt metal hilt fittings with matching gilt scabbard fittings. Beautiful Celtic style black bog-wood grip, the obverse side is finely carved with a Scottish bonnet and cross highland swords, the reverse side is carved with a Scottish thistle design, the obverse side of the grip is also mounted with 15 small gilt domed head pin decoration.The outer border of the pommel is decorated with a band of thistles, the pommel is inset with large red Highland style stone. The long impressive double etched blade is in near mint condition, the obverse side is decorated with a thistle and foliage design, the reverse side is etched with the cypher of king George the 5th (1910 - 1936) with kings crown above and all set within a long decorative floral panel. Black leather scabbard complete with four matching gilt metal fittings, the upper mount is decorated with the badge of the famous Scottish Black Watch Regiment which is set within thistle decoration, the other three lower gilt metal mounts are all decorated with gilt metal thisles, the lower mount is especially decorative. The dirk is complete with it's marching knife and fork set with matching glass stones. A superb regimental officers Scottish dirk, this is probably the nicest example i have owned. [Condition: Near Mint]