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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.

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


Order received today - many thanks for your swift and efficient service!

M F, UK, 30.03.2010

Incredibly, I received your shipment today. Super fast delivery, I was expecting it on Saturday. The helmet was, as you said, 100%. The side cap is excellent also...

L T, USA, 08.06.2006