Superb Tuareg takuba sword (sabre) - North Africa, first half 20th century. This takuba is of a great quality. It is rare to find a example as this one and absolutely complete and original.
Localy forged (not an European imported blade). Both sides of the blade are etched 2 traditional crescents moon. Handle is made of brass and copper covered with decorated leather. Scabbard is made of strong decorated leather with 1 silver plated bass fitting.
There are still present the traditional cotton straps for holding the takuba. Length 96cm (37 3/4 in). Length without scabbard 95cm (37 1/2 in). Blade length 80cm (31 1/2 in). Weight without 629gr (22,2oz).
The item "Superb Tuareg takuba sword (sabre) North Africa, first half 20th century" is in sale since Thursday, March 22, 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.