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Sword, Scabbard, D25.1445

Physical Description

Talwar. Heavy polished curved blade of steel. Weathered. Guarded hilt with single finger-guard, riveted to quillon, decorated by two beaked knobs. Quillon tapered to knob ends. Disc-shaped pommel topped by knob. All iron, decorated by badly worn floral patterned silver bidri work. Worn dark brown leather scabbard.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 900 x 115 x 58.7mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 895 x 115 x 58.7mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 770 x 100 x 20mm

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