Islamic Ottoman Turkish All-Steel Flanged Battle Mace (shamshir). Please Check back regularly for new listings of quality weapons. Buyers from Italy Must have Import Permit for Antique Edged Weapons. Without Copy of the Permit. An early Ottoman warriors weapon with an exceptionally heavy and powerful flanged steel head designed for breaking through most types of heavy armor of the early ages.
With its balanced solid steel haft ending with a mushroom head grip stopper. Rare and seldom encountered weapon, not many were ever made and only used by specially trained warriors of greater than average strength. Lovely gray patina and moderate pitting throughout, featuring simple chiseled decorations in-between the massive flangs. Overall : 24" Head : 5 1/2" x 4.Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Pre-1700\Original Period Items". The seller is "antiqueblades" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.