British capture from the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War. Well used fighting example. 22" length. Thick wood haft with flared butt and bulbous terminal above double bands of simple incised diamond, triangle and hatched designs. Rounded edge T shaped iron head shows deep chocolate patina with forged lamination and some surface imperfections. The edge with a few shallow nicks from use. Haft dark with surface encrustation. Honest early fighting example of great age at its time of capture.