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Antique Yatagan Indo Persian Islamic Sword Salawar 19th
Antique 19th century Indo Persian Islamic Sword “Khyber Knife” or “Salawar Yatagan”. This is the national sword of the Afridis, and many other tribes living in and near the Khyber Pass, Turkistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. Details: A straight and heavy single-edged blade tapering gradually from the hilt to the point, with a wide rib at the back, the hilt is formed of two pieces of horn riveted to the tang, mounted in steel, decorated in a traditional manner, the guard- slight projection of the hilt. In its original wooden scabbard covered by brown leather, fitted with a large brass chape, decorated in a floral motif.
REFERENCES: Similar swords have been published in the following books: (1) Orientalishe Sammlung Henri Moser-Charlottenfels (2) “Les Armes Blanches Du Monde Islamique” by Alain Jacob (3) “Indian and Oriental Arms and Armour” by Lord Egerton of Tatton.
CONDITION: The sword is in very good condition, except for the pommel chipped on one side of the horn, otherwise in good condition.
MEASUREMENTS: overall length with the scabbard: 66 cm (26 in) the length without scabbard: 56 cm (22 inches)

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