Mahdist, Anglo-Sudanese War period C.1880. 5 5/8” finely forged leaf shaped blade with double broad fullers flanking the medial ridge. One piece wood grip with wheel pommel and flared guard. White metal pommel. Leather scabbard with triple raised bars to the medial, double reptile skin bands and fine white metal tip mount. Original corded leather armband. Superior quality and excellent throughout.