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Title Turkish infantry NCO's side arm
Nationality Turkish
Period c 1900
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Made by Horster of Solingen, this is a classic export number of the period. Interestingly, the maker's details appear both in German and Arabic script at the forte of the blade, along with a religious exhortation in a small panel in the middle of the blade. The scabbard is iron, as is the hilt, and both have much of their original finish.



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[Edged Weapons : Swords : Turkish : 20th Century]

testimonials

The sabre arrived perfectly. Magnificent piece.

B V, Spain, 17.08.2016

Sword arrived today. Fabulous. This is an excellent example of a fighting sword of its period, and a real gem. The 1828 Pattern is such a gorgeous sword, and this is a fine example. Even my bride is impressed and she doesn’t really get swords.

G F, New Zealand, 06.11.2013

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