Fine and Complete Khyber Sword with Wootz Blade
Origin: North India
The sword known as “Khayber Sword” is named after the famous mountain pass between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Though 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.
The very fine exemplar of a long Khyber sword offered here is coming from North India, The heavy blade is forged from watered steel (wootz) also known as Indian watered steel, of good pattern. So are the faceted steel bolsters and grip strap. Pronounced T spine. Ivory grips partially bound with silver wire. Original wood scabbard covered with tooled black leather and original steel locket and chape.
Blade length 19inches. Total length 28 inches. Next to mint condition. Complete original and authentic 19 C. sword.
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