Antique Islamic shamshir sword (sabre) from 19th - Probably Ottoman or Mamluk. Beautiful blade engraved both sides. One side there is a maker's mark figuring an imaginary animal, and the Islamic sentence. "O Gracious One, O Munificent One".The other side is engraved the Islamic sentence "there is no power and no strength except with Allah". Plates of the grip are dark buffalo horn.
Guard and pommel are probably chiseled brass. Length (straight line) 97cm (38 1/4). Blade length (straight line) 84cm (33). Blade width 4cm (1 1/2). Weight 831gr (29,3 oz).The item "Antique Islamic shamshir sword (sabre) from 19th Probably Ottoman or Mamluk" is in sale since Friday, November 25, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items". The seller is "1192mathieu" and is located in Lyon. This item can be shipped worldwide.