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Indian Firangi     Dated: 18th Century  Measurements: the blade is 34.75 inches long  This sword was most likely made for Royalty. It has a thick gold koftgari floral decoration over the entire hilt. Comes with an unmarked blade. The padding was replaced during the mid-late 19th century.    It has a wired grip of silver and senew mixture.

Indian Firangi Dated: Century Measurements: the blade is inches long…

The firangi that sold at Sothebys had a fine scabbard included, signed by RAM DAKHS SANWAT, ALWAR, RAJASTHAN, INDIA. The sword they sold also had a straight, cut-and-thrust imported Portuguese blade with shallow grooves, discoidal pommel and curved top-spike. The sothebys sword was reputedly from the collection of the Nizam of Hyderabad, most probably received as a gift from the Hindu court of Alwar in Rajasthan, circa 1856.

Indian Firangi Dated: Century Measurements: the blade is inches…

Indian shishpar (flanged mace), probably Rajasthan, 18th century,  steel spiral flanged mace with knanda type hilt, Roual Armouries at Leeds.

Indian shishpar (flanged mace), probably Rajasthan, century, steel spiral flanged mace with knanda type hilt, Royal Armouries at Leeds.

Strange Weapons of Ancient India

Strange Weapons of Ancient India

The new pictures of Pata. A very deadly weapon, mainly used as a cavalry weapon. This one is from my personal collection. Restored but largely in its original form. The blade is and forged from Damascus steel.

Indian Firangi     Dated: 18th Century  Measurements: the blade is 34.75 inches long  This sword was most likely made for Royalty. It has a thick gold koftgari floral decoration over the entire hilt. Comes with an unmarked blade. The padding was replaced during the mid-late 19th century.    It has a wired grip of silver and senew mixture.

Indian Firangi Dated: Century Measurements: the blade is inches…

Indian gurz (round headed mace), 18th to 19th century, forged entirely of steel, the spherical head thickly set with quadrangular spikes and a long top-spike. The haft with faceted ferrule and bands of silver inlay decoration in vegetal motifs to the center and grip sections, overall length 77 cm.

Indian gurz (round headed mace), to century, forged entirely of steel…

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