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Kabyles, Algiers
African sword

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A good early Flyssa.

This Algierian sword, native to the wild Kabyles tribes measures 77cms long in its scabbard. Out it is 71.5cms long with a blade length of 60cms.
The hilt is of a very decorative nature as is common for the type. Its is constructed from thin timber slabs sandwiched over the thick tang and bound is faceted and decorated brass work and a thick iron pin at the pommel, a pin that is placed to look like the eye of a camel or similar beast.
The blade is very thick throughout its entire length. Both the spine and faces are inlaid with engraved brass panels and the spine is file finished at the mid section with the upper section of the blade tapering back towards the spine.
The scabbard is carved timber with an integral belt loop and carved motifs throughout. It is bound together by 5 leather straps.

A good robust fighting sword which is equally capable of devastating piercing capabilities as it is slashing.

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