An Excellent Arabic Jambiya
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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Militaria: Edged Weapons: Pre 1900: item # 1096159
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|From The Hijaz region of the Arabic Peninsula, a large, very well crafted Jambiya. The hilt and upper scabbard is adorned in silver and as is the tradition the lower in brass which has a rich, undisturbed patina.. The blade is in excellent condition with only surface abrasion and bears a medial design etched into the upper blade. Very fine overall condition with only the leather strap that usually winds around the middle of the scabbard missing. Late 19th C. Overall length 21.5", blade 15".|