Sword play

13th November 1998 at 00:00
(Photograph) - Robert Rankin, aged 11, of California primary, Falkirk, with the late 18th century cavalry sabre he unearthed with a metal detector near the school and then showed to his teacher during a project on the Jacobites. Robert, who was researching weapons of the period, insisted he had one at home and caught the class of guard.

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