Very Good Sword of the Manding (Mandingo), West Sahara, Africa - 14353
The Manding (Mandingo) are West African people that now live in Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, and Senegal. Their traditional sword comprises a saber like blade, guard less leather grip and scabbard. We offer here for sale such a sword. 30 inches long curved and marked blade of European origin, Spanish (?). Leather grip and leather scabbard with leaf shaped widening tip, tooled and decorated. with leather tassels and the big round leather knobs. Total length 37 inches. Good condition. Losses to the scabbard leather work. Open scabbard seams.