Indie - Kukri - Kukri

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Indie - Kukri - Kukri
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RARE ANTIQUE TRIBAL TARBAR SWORD KUKRI KNIFE GURKHA INDIAN ASIAN - steel, rye skin.
20th century

Total length in sheath: 70 cm
Good condition with old patina.


Object will be shipped by registered post.





A RARE AND ORIGINAL CONDITION BRITISH COLONIAL MILITARY BRINGBACK '' TARBAR '' SWORD FROM INDIA DATED 1900 TO 1920S. THESE RARE SWORDS ARE NOT OFTEN SEEN AND ARE OFTEN MISTAKENLY GIVEN THE NAME NEPALESE BOWIE KNIFE BY COLLECTORS, IT IS IN FACT A TARBAR SWORD BY NAME AND NOT BY REGION AS WAS TOLD ME BY A NEPALESE X SERVING GURKHA OFFICER WHO STATED THAT THE NAME IS TARBAR AND NOT THE REGION IT IS FROM, THE TYPE OF KUKRI - SWORD IS ONE THAT WAS USED IN A FAMOUS BATTLE WITH THE BRITISH IN 19thc. THE SWORD IS IN ORIGINAL CONDITION AS COLLECTED MANY YEARS AGO IN NEPAL. THE BLADE IS EXCEPTIONAL AND STILL VERY SHARP AND SHOWS A DIFFERENTIAL HEAT TREATED CUTTING EDGE AND A FINE CRYSTALLINE LAMINATE SIMILAR TO WOOTZ STEEL, IT WOULD SHOW LAMINATE PATTERNS IF POLISHED AND ETCHED AS IT IS CLEAR TO SEE SOME PATTERN THERE IN THE STEAL AS IT IS NOW IN BASIC AS FOUND CONDITION, THE SPINE IS 10 MILL THICK AT THE FORTE AND THE BLADE HAS NO DAMAGE AND THERE ARE SOME TRIBAL MARKINGS ALONG THE TOP SPINE EDGE OF EACH SIDE OF THE BLADE. THE HILT IS MADE FROM A DARK HARDWOOD AND THE FERRULE AND POMMEL PLATE IS OF BRASS WITH A NICE FILE WORKED GUARD OF BRASS , THE GUARD PLATE IS ALSO MADE FROM STEEL, THERE IS NO DAMAGE TO THE HILT APART FROM SOME NATURAL AGE CRACKS - SHAKES DUE TO AGE AND THE BLADE IS SET FAST TO THE HANDLE - HILT AND DOES NOT MOVE AT ALL. A GOOD HEAVY AND VERY HIGH QUALITY TRIBAL KUKRI TYPE ''TARBAR SWORD'' AND RARELY SEEN THIS GOOD. SIZE IS, 19 INS, BLADE 14 INS, HILT 4-1/2 INS, SPINE 1CM THICK AT FORTE AND STAYING THICK UNTIL IT REACHES THE TOP SHARP EDGE OF 3 INS LENGTH NO RETURN, BUYER MUST MAKE PAYMENT WITHIN 48 HOURS OF THE AUCTION ENDING '' NO EXCEPTIONS''.

Szczegóły przedmiotu
Kraj produkcji
Indie
Rodzaj broni
Kukri
Podtyp
Kukri
Stan
dobry
Długość całkowita
77 cm
Długość lufy/ głowni
63 cm
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