Tulwar form with brass hilt. Swelled grip with straight cross guard and integral knuckle bow the flat pommel with fretted edge domed cap. 25" slab side curved blade with a single narrow fuller, long ricasso, beveled edge and false edge. Khaki covered scabbard with tin tip. Dating to the mid-19th century and period of the Indian Mutiny. The hilt made at that time and mounted with an older blade, possibly 17th century. The scabbard covered to conform to British regulations. Hilt rubbed from polishing for inspection. The blade with some areas pockmarked with pitting, but mostly smooth. Scabbard covering soiled but complete. Classic example built up by refurbishing princely arsenal stock which served the dual purpose of disarming the Indian owner.