Historical information

Sword was located and purchased on behalf of pipes and drums by Sgt Allan McBean, funded by VSR trustess and pipes and drums members. Used by drum majors in pipes and drums from that time onwards.

Significance

Sword was located and purchased on behalf of pipes and drums by Sgt Allan McBean, funded by VSR trustess and pipes and drums members. Used by drum majors in pipes and drums from that time onwards.

Physical description

Sword basket hilt hyland with nickleplated scabbard. Basket is lined with red wood felt/white leather backing. Basket edge is finished with blue ribbon (has some wear) Pommel is finished with burgundy. Blade has Gordon hylander crest with regimental motto "Bydand" obverse side is engraved with VSR Rampart lion Has green canvas cover provided for protection.

Inscriptions & markings

"Bydand"

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