Sudanese War period, C.1880. Particularly elegant 8" d.e. blade with long piercing point and ridged medial. Double line decoration to the upper portion. Integral "skull crusher" pommel. Fine leather basket weave grip and leather covered terminals. Hide covered scabbard (minor scuffs) with tooled leather medial and leather wrist loop for wear concealed in the sleeve. No damage and good uniform aging. Metal excellent with original light tool finish.