Antique Moroccan nimcha (saif) sword with gold damascened steel guard - Morocco 19th century. Beautiful single edged blade with a maker's mark meaning "made by Abdull Salam". Exquisite gold damascened steel guard. Handle is made with traditional material. Scabbard is thin wood covered with leather and one brass fitting.The blade is in very good condition. Some oxidization on the iron guard. The leather covering the wood scabbard is quite dry and has some small damages.
The whole thing is strong and solid, no movement. Length with scabbard 112cm (44 1/4).
Length without scabbard 104cm (41). Blade length 87,5m (34 1/2). Weight with scabbard 1190gr (42 oz). Weight without scabbard 1050gr (37 oz).
The item "Antique Moroccan nimcha (saif) sword with gold damascened steel guard" is in sale since Saturday, July 01, 2017. 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.