S, DAGGERS, KNIFES AND OTHER WEAPONS. AUTHENTICITY GUARANTEED – ALL 100% ORIGINAL. GORGEOUS ANTIQUE ISLAMIC SHAMSHIR. DEFINITELY WEAPON OF STATUS. OBVIOUSLY MADE BY MASTER SWORDSMITH, USING ABSOLUTELY TOP QUALITY EXPENSIVE MATERIALS. TURKISH, OTTOMAN PERIOD, CIRCA EARLY 19TH CENTURY. LARGE PRECIOUS TURKISH STYLE GRIP. DRAMATICALLY CARVED BLADE MADE OF TURKISH DAMASCUS WATERED STEEL – “SHAM”. (Low contrast Damascus “sham” pattern is well visible, but would benefit from professional polishing and etching). EXTENSIVE GOLD KOFTGARI ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY ON BOTH SIDES OF BLADE. LEATHER OVER WOOD SCABBARD WITH SILVER MOUNTS. SOLID SILVER FANCY CROSS-GUARD, SILVER BACK-STRAP ON HILT. SCABBARD DRAG IS MADE OF IRON WITH STUNNING GOLD KOFTGARI DECORATION. UNUSUAL FANCY HAND CARVED DETAILS ON LARGE PRECIOUS H0RN GRIP. CATTLE IS A LARGE DOMESTIC FARM ANIMAL KEPT FOR THEIR MILK OR MEAT. THIS ANIMAL IS NOT THREATENED OR ENDANGERED OR PROTECTED BY CITES, THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT, OR ANY OTHER STATE, FEDERAL, OR INTERNATIONAL LAWS. ALL SILVER PARTS, INCLUDING SUSPENSION RINGS, ARE MARKED WITH SULTAN’S TUGRA AND SILVER HALLMARKS. CLASSIC SILVER WIRE STITCHING ON SCABBARD. (93.4 cm) LONG IN SCABBARD (straight line). (89.7 cm) LONG OUT OF SCABBARD. BLADE IS ABOUT 29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm) LONG. OVERALL VERY GOOD SOLID ORIGINAL ANTIQUE CONDITION, SHOWS HONEST WEAR AND CHARMING INDICATION OF AGE. UNCLEANED BLADE IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, NEEDS PROPER ETCHING AND POLISHING. STUNNING GOLD KOFTGARI CALLIGRAPHY ON BLADE IS IN EXCELLENT ANTIQUE CONDITION. GOLD ON BLADE IS ABOUT 95% INTACT. EXPECTED MINOR AGE WEAR TO LEATHER. HONEST FIELD WEAR TO SILVER FITTINGS ON SCABBARD. MINOR AGE WEAR TO GRIP. SUPERB QUALITY COLLECTORS GRADE EXAMPLE – PICTURES DON’T DO JUSTICE. Your satisfaction is very important to us. Items must be in their original condition with similar of our packing. Although every effort is made to ensure accurate dimensions and weights, the figures shown should always be treated as approximate. The pictures should be considered as part of the item description. We do not take responsibility for any personal or third party losses. The item “ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN SILVER SHAMSHIR SWORD Gold Islamic Calligraphy dagger” is in sale since Sunday, September 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Other Collectible Swords”. The seller is “silverapple” and is located in PA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Authenticity: Original
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Turkey
- Blade Material: Damascus Steel
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: Shamshir