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It contains a piece of paper on which is written: “An old purse worn by Sir Walter Scott for many years, made of mole-skin.”
Toadstone Amulet protecting new-born children and their mothers from the power of the fairies. Purse of Rob Roy, Helen Macgregor`s Brooch. Abbotsford, the personal relics and antiquarian treasures of Sir Walter Scott.
The pipes are finely coloured meerschaum, mounted in silver and with silver covers.
Sgian dubh is a traditional Scottish knife, also known as “stocking dagger”. Since the 18th century the Sgian dubh belongs to Kilt equipment of the Highland Scots.
Rob Roy’s sword is a fine “old Highland Broadsword, with Andrea Ferrara blade (Andrew Ferrara) and basket hilt.” It is 37 inches in length, the blade being 3 2 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches.
The gigantic warrior of Bosworth Field. Armor from hall door of Abbotsford designed for a French knight.
Polygar`s Knife, Malay Kris, Tartar Sword in Brass-Mounted Shagreen Scabbard, Rob Roy`s Dirk. Hunting Knives or Couteaux de Chasse.
The war-horn, which resembles an ordinary cow horn, is hooped with iron’. It has a double chain attached to each end by rings. The length of the horn is 22 1/2 inches, the diameter nearly 4 inches.