Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan

Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan

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Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan
Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan
Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan
Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan

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Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan-Yataghan. DETAILS: A characteristic ear shaped hilt formed of two pieces of dark brown horn retained by three rivets; a recurved single edged hand forged steel blade deeply struck with an Ottoman sword smith mark inscribed in the Arabic alphabet, a forte applied with shaped brass decorated with repoussee scrolling foliage. In its original leather covered wooden scabbard stitched with brass wire and mounted with a brass band locket and a small iron chape.
The Yatagan sword was very popular not only in Turkey but also in many Balkan states and some Eastern European countries such as Ukraine and Hungry.
REFERENCES: 1) �Yanissari � History Symbols Weapons� by G.E.Vvedensky.
2) �Zbirka Jatagana� by Dora Boskovic.
3) �Les Armes Blanches do Monde Islamic� by Alain Jacob.
4) �The Janissaries� by David Nicolle.
MEASUREMENTS: The overall length with the scabbard: 87 cm (34 � in).
CONDITION: The sword is in good condition considering its age except for a split in the scabbard and the leather is partly worn out near the chape.

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • ES458
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 18th century
  • Dimensions
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  • Condition
  • good