Islamic Tuareg takuba sword (sabre) - North Africa, first half 20th century. Double edged straight blade with 2 crescent moon marks etched both sides.
Grip and guard are made of iron covered with leather. Scabbard is made of strong decorated leather with 2 iron fittings.
The blade has an important movement. The guard has slight movement. The iron fitting at the bottom of the scabbard is a recent replacement. The blade does not fill completely the scabbard (because of the replacement of the bottom fitting which is not at the good dimension).Length 96cm (37 3/4 in). Length without scabbard 94cm (37 in).
Blade length 79cm (31 in). Weight without 632gr (22,3oz). The item "Islamic Tuareg takuba sword (sabre) North Africa, first half 20th century" is in sale since Sunday, February 04, 2018. 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.