Classic example as used in Tibet and Bhutan as well. 9 3/4" heavy wedge section blade of lineal pattern welded iron. White metal hilt with pierced pommel and wire wrapped ribbed section grip. White metal scabbard embossed in foliage and foliate bands. Hilt and scabbard with good patina. The scabbard with a cluster of four blade marks from an attack. Blade shows light tool finish and distinct patterning.