Dating to the 1879 war with the English and made specifically for fighting the British. 36 1/4” length. The haft tapered to the butt which is cut short with knife strokes. Good hide covered socket and forged awl type point on cylindrical bolster. The classic assegai relied on a combination of slashing and thrusting, effective on lightly clad natives. However, the British wool red coat provided considerable protection against that attack. This example and just a few others in our experience were produced under the pressure of the 1879 War to specifically penetrate the British uniform. The haft has been cut short to allow transport for a trooper. The butt additionally is lightly chard. It is easy to imagine soldiers after the battle sitting around a camp fire with the owner of this trophy, still in hand as its fascination is fresh, poking the coals into flame as was continually done with the soft coal fires which heated his home in England. Wonderful untouched character.

Stock Number: FNS457


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