African Sword

Production date
19th Century
African sword. Straight, double edged steel blade that tapers to a central tip. Blade has small grooves in its centre which start from the hilt and then smooth out roughly half way down the blade. Hilt does not have a cross guard. The hilt is covered in stitched leather and has a small brass(?) pommel.
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Total Length: 955mm (37 5/8")
Length: 74.5cm (29 5/16")
Length: 21cm (8 1/4")
Width: 4cm (1 9/16")
Width: 5cm (1 15/16")
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