SOLD Antique 19th century Turkish Ottoman military Sword walking cane or swagger stick
Click thumbnails for expanded view.
- Item Not Available
SOLD Antique 19th century Turkish Ottoman military Sword. A sturdy slightly curved narrow blade, cut on each side with a full-length fuller. A brass pistol shape hilt, and a bulbous pommel, in a characteristic Turkish Ottoman style, with a loop for the tassel. In its original leather-bound wooden scabbard, mounted with a large silver locket, and chape, embossed and engraved with foliage and trophies. Since the scabbard of the sword has no bands, or loops, for suspension, and only a loop on the pommel for a tassel, and the bottom of the chape is crushed, this indicates the possibility that the sword was used by a Turkish Officer as a walking cane, or swagger stick.
CONDITION: Minor splits on the joins of the brass pommel, and a trace of old soldering, possibly the loop is a later addition. The brass mountings are worn with minor splits.
MEASUREMENTS: The overall length with the scabbard: 87.6 cm (34 1/2 in).
ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE AUTHENTIC ANTIQUES, AND NOT REPRODUCTIONS.
ALL OUR ARTIFACTS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY.
WE SHIP INTERNATIONALLY
Shipping:Negotiated with Seller
- Reference #
- Militaria & Weapons
- 19th century
- Width: 0 inch
- Height: 0 inch
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 0 pound
Items Similar To "SOLD Antique 19th century Turkish Ottoman military Sword walking cane or swagger stick"
An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Military Uniforms of the 19th Century by: Kevin Kiley, Digby Smith
Antique Turkish Ottoman Military Kettle Drum
Armies of the 19th Century: Asia: Japan and Korea by: Ian Heath
The Army Called It Home: Military Interiors of the 19th Century (Officer Quarters, Enlisted Barracks) by: William Brown III
19th century U.S.Indian Wars Field Map Table