Khaybar sword with Wootz blade
Origin: India / Afghanitan
The sword known as “Khayber Sword” is named after the famous mountain pass between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Although it is found all around: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and also the bordering countries of Central Asia. The Khayber sword comes in different sizes, from large knife size to huge 40 plus inches blades. Very similar shape to all: Single edged with heavy triangular blade and strong T spine. The better blade will be forged from Watered steel or pattern welded steel. The grips will come with a variety of materials. Mostly wood, horn, bone, ivory or jade.
This fine a example of a Indian Khyber sword is coming from North India, The heavy blade is forged from fine watered steell (wootz) of high contrast pattern. Pronounced T spine. Ivory grips with silver covered bolsters and grip straps. Original wood scabbard covered with black leather and beautiful pierced silver chape.
Blade length 23 inches. Total length 30 inches. Very good condition. Minor ivory old chip on one grip. early – mid 19C. long
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