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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.



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


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

testimonials

The sword arrived first thing and it is an excellent item - many thanks indeed! Good to do business with you.

M M, UK, 01.11.2005

Hi Chris, medals arrived safely and I am very pleased, will leave a mention for you on a military collectors forum and hopefully you may pick up some business.

Once again thank you.

Wayne Sinnot, UK, 04.08.2005

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