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Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Nice Older Bhutanese Dossum Dagger

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Nice Older Bhutanese Dossum Dagger

A very rare Java sword 18th century VOC blade West Java, Preanger 18th century www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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Indian zulfiqar / zulfikar (split tip) sword with tulwar hilt, 18th century, steel, silver, L. 34 in. (86.4 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Indian zulfiqar / zulfikar (split tip) sword with tulwar hilt, 18th century, steel, silver, L. 34 in. (86.4 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Indian dagger, 18th to 19th century, buffalo horn, H. 12 11/16 in. (32.2 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 3.9 oz. (110.6 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Indian dagger, 18th to 19th century, buffalo horn, H. 12 11/16 in. (32.2 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 3.9 oz. (110.6 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Algerian nimcha saber, early 18th century, steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile, Length of blade, 21 in. (53.34 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. This distinctly North African sword, or nimcha, probably dates from around the battle of Oran (1732), when that city, a haven for Turkish pirates, was besieged by the Spanish. The openwork leather scabbard shows Ottoman influence.

Algerian nimcha saber, early 18th century, steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile, Length of blade, 21 in. (53.34 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. This distinctly North African sword, or nimcha, probably dates from around the battle of Oran (1732), when that city, a haven for Turkish pirates, was besieged by the Spanish. The openwork leather scabbard shows Ottoman influence.

Arabian shafra knife, 18th to 19th century, steel, silver, brass Dimensions: H. 12 in. (30.5 cm); H. of blade 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm); W. 1 3/16 in. (3 cm); Wt. 6.2 oz. (175.8 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Arabian shafra knife, to century, steel, silver, brass Dimensions: H…

Algerian (Kabyle) knife, 19th century, steel, wood, silver wire, brass, H. with sheath 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); H. without sheath 17 5/16 in. (44 cm); H. of blade 13 in. (33 cm); Wt. 11.9 oz. (337.4 g); Wt. of sheath 2.8 oz. (79.4 g, Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Algerian (Kabyle) knife, 19th century, steel, wood, silver wire, brass, H. with sheath 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); H. without sheath 17 5/16 in. (44 cm); H. of blade 13 in. (33 cm); Wt. 11.9 oz. (337.4 g); Wt. of sheath 2.8 oz. (79.4 g, Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Algerian (Kabyle) knife, 19th century, steel, wood, silver wire, brass, H. with sheath 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); H. without sheath 17 5/16 in. (44 cm); H. of blade 13 in. (33 cm); Wt. 11.9 oz. (337.4 g); Wt. of sheath 2.8 oz. (79.4 g, Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Algerian (Kabyle) knife, 19th century, steel, wood, silver wire, brass, H. with sheath 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); H. without sheath 17 5/16 in. (44 cm); H. of blade 13 in. (33 cm); Wt. 11.9 oz. (337.4 g); Wt. of sheath 2.8 oz. (79.4 g, Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

A triple-bladed left hand dagger, Italy, ca 17th century. - I wants!

A triple-bladed left hand dagger, Italy, ca century. (I believe this was also called a "weapon breaker").