Mahdist War period C.1885. 10 3/4” broad curved double-edged blade decorated with bands of interlocked crescents. The blade made of copper indicating that this was a badge of authority for a high ranking officer. Iron ring pommel. Fine tooled leather covered grip and scabbard with raised segments, perhaps containing paper prayers. Superb leather works with very superficial blemishes only.
Stock Number: FNS10240

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