18thc Turkish Dagger
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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Militaria: Edged Weapons: Pre 1800: Item # 1072049
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
|A very old Turkish dagger-at least 18thc possibly earlier-fine blade that shows wear-solid brass handle that has worn incised flowers--form appears atypical for Turkish as it forms cross--maybe it belonged to a Christian crusader--pommel is typically Middle Eastern, Mogul or East Indian--very old repairs where blade meets handle-scabbard long gone-heavy-fighting weapon-17.5 inches long-4 inches wide|