Rare 17th - 18th C. Indian Kirach Sword With 100 Kills Mark (shamshir)
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Rare 17th - 18th C. Indian Kirach Sword With 100 Kills Mark (shamshir):
Very scarce type of early Indian weapon, called Kirach, having a distinctive double edged blade with a slightly down curved tip, exhibiting various patina and areas of fine pitting, the blade is marked with a pierced hall near the middle closer to the back edge, representing 100 kills made with this sword. Large steel Khanda style hilt and reinforcement panels to the lower blade one side marked with 17th century type of struck dotted inscriptions, large pommel spike designed for two handed grip in combat operation. All solid and intact, this rare early sword was featured in Antony Tirri book on "Islamic Weapons". overall 39 " blade 31 "Please note that the seemingly high shipping charges in our sales are often lower than the actual cost of the shipping, and Always include a Full Value insurance on Every item.