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Mahdist Period, last quarter of the 19th century. Type normally mounted as an arm dagger with a cord loop to the top. This example incorporates a belt loop on the scabbard back. 6” blade, finely forged with a medial ridge and beveled edges. Each side with a decorative motif and an Arabic inscription. Wood hilt with finely worked silver mounts including an engraved chevron band to the underside of the guard, the first such we have seen. Silver wire grip wrap. Finely tooled leather scabbard, the brass tip mount, a working life addition. About as good as they come.
Stock Number: A6228

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