Antique Nimcha Moroccan Saif Fine Sword 18th 19th century Islamic Arabian Morocco with carved bone sheath. Antique Nimcha Moroccan Saif Fine Sword 18th 19th century Islamic Arabian Morocco with carved sheath. Dear buyers, we are pleased to offer you.Antique Nimcha Moroccan Saif Fine Sword 18th 19th century Islamic Arabian Morocco with carved bone sheath in. Good condition as shown in the pictures. A Nimcha is a single-handed sword from north Africa, especially Morocco and Algeria, a type of scimitar or saif. Becoming popular in north Africa during Ottoman presence, surviving nimcha are usually from the late 18th century onward and are notable for often using older blades. Stylistically they often bore Arabian type handles with Ottoman tugrah inscribed on the blade.
Nimcha were popular both on the land and among sailors. As a result of seafarers this style of sword was popularized in far off southern Arabia, Yemen, and Zanzibar. Each of these areas had Nimchas which varied slightly in design, for example Zanzibari swords have more sharply bent handles, a finger guard shaped like a "D", and a turtle shaped cap on the pommel securing the blade and hilt. 780 MM / 30,7 inches BLADE LENGTH. 600 mm / 23,6 inches.
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The item "Antique Nimcha Moroccan Saif Sword 18th 19th century Islamic Fine Morocco ART" is in sale since Monday, November 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "atlantis-antiques" and is located in Nador. This item can be shipped worldwide.