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Title Mahratta Horse Gurz (mace)
Nationality Indian
Period 18th century

This is the classic cavalry weapon of Hindu India, used by the Mahrattas in their perennial struggle with Islamic aggressors and later even against the British. It is an all-iron construction which has obviously seen substantial battlefield use, to whit the brazing repairs on the main flanges.

It measures 92cm long and has been carefully hand cleaned. The Muslim maces, by comparison, are usually half this size and of somewhat heavier construction, more akin to a West European cavalry mace.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Edged Weapons : Polearms : Indian : 18th Century]


My order arrived safely yesterday morning as promised. I'm very pleased with my "new" additions!

A U, UK, 10.09.2013

Just a quick line to advise that the badges have arrived in good condition and I am very pleased with them.

Thanks again for your prompt and kind attention.

P M, Australia, 03.10.2012