Antique Afghan or Rajput Tulwar Sword

Antique Afghan or Rajput Tulwar Sword

 A good solid Tulwar sword probably from Afghanistan or North India. Heavy good steel blade, gently curving with single edge and the tip having a sharpened back edge for about a foot or so. The blade is marked near the forte with makers marks, and a smaller semi-circular stamp near the hilt. The hilt of robust steel, incorporating a steel handguard and a dished protective pommel. A good quality fully functional fighting example of this Indian sword type. First half of the 19th century.indo persian middle east kilij tulwur

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