Rare Berber sword (sabre) from Southern Morocco Morocco, 19th century
Rare Berber sword (sabre) from Southern Morocco - Morocco, 19th century. It is recognized that this kind of Berber sword comes from the Spanish influence in the Sahara area at the beginning the 19th century. Scabbard is thin wood covered with decorated embossed leather. Single edged blade with one large central fuller. Strong and solid, no movement. A small restauration at the ox horn of the grip (see the last picture). The bottom of the leather of the scabbard is disjointed (see picture 10). Length with scabbard 97cm (38). Length without scabbard 84cm (33). Blade length 68m (26 3/4). Weight with scabbard 947gr (33,4oz). Weight without scabbard 663gr (23,4oz). The item "Rare Berber sword (sabre) from Southern Morocco Morocco, 19th century" is in sale since Friday, March 30, 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.