Rare Persian shamshir sword - Persia, 2nd half 19th century. Single edged blade, etched for its length on both sides with panels of decoration. Scabbard is made of wood covered with brown fabric and 2 silver inlaid iron fittings.
The bottom of the scabbard is damaged (see picture 12), a piece of wood is missing. Another part of the scabbard has a small damage (see picture 11), but the scabbard is still strong and solid.
The sword is in good condition, strong and solid, no movement. Length with scabbard 95cm (37 1/4). Length without scabbard 89cm (35). Blade length 75m (29 1/2).
Weight with scabbard 973gr (34,3oz). Weight without scabbard 755gr (26,6oz). The item "Rare Persian shamshir sword Persia, 2nd half 19th century" is in sale since Saturday, December 23, 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.