Turkish Officers shamshir sword 19th century, silver mounts with kilij type blade www.ashokaarts

Turkish Officers shamshir sword 19th century

A nice Turkish Officers sword of military type, dating to the second half of the 19th century. The mounts a silver type alloy, the front locket marked with the Ottoman star and crescent of the Republic of Turkey after 1844. Leather covered scabbard the reverse seam sewn with copper wire. The blade good steel with kilij type features, multiple fullers. Drooping quilons to the handuard, the grip made of horn with pistol grip shaped pommel.   middle eastern

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