Very Fine And Rare 18th Century Full Gilt Silver Mounted Ottoman Shamshir With Tughra. (please refer to photographs). A Very Fine And Rare 18th Century Full Gilt Silver Mounted Ottoman Shamshir With Tughra And Owner’s Name In Its Original Scabbard. 31 and 1/2 inch deeply curved tightly forged beautiful wootz Damascus blade. Maidenhair pattern Damascus of extremely fine quality with no cold shuts. Elegant silver mounted hilt with classic Ottoman engraved silver cross guard with tughra and other silver stamps. Silver band encasing the steel tang engraved with diamonds. Bulbous horn grip scales with finger grooves. Work of art silver mounted Morocco leather covered wood scabbard. All mounts engraved ensuite and stamped with tughra and silver marks. Long silver chase with engraved owner’s name. Condition of the blade and hilt is fine to excellent. Horn grips are fine with only a few very minor chips close to the cross guard. Gilt silver scabbard mounts are fine with scattered marks expected on centuries old pure silver. Some strong traces of original gilding still present. Leather with minor losses and original braided silver wire binding. This is a far above average Ottoman shamshir and unlike most one sees it actually fits properly in its original scabbard. An impressive 40 inches overall. Research into the owner’s name might prove most rewarding. Please refer to the photographs of this item when assessing its condition. Where there is a discrepancy between the photographs and the textual description provided, the photographs are to be considered the authoritative description. We are open between Noon and 5:00 p. Satisfaction Guarantee: If not satisfied with this item within. Cleaning, disassembling, or altering of the item in any way will void inspection and return privileges. We require notification within this fourteen (14) day period if you intend to return an item. Need to know the laws of your city, county, state, or country and be sure you can own this item. See our other listings. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Middle Eastern”. The seller is “collectors5405″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.
- Modified Item: No
- Blade Material: Damascus Steel
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: Shamshir
- Color: Silver
- Handle Material: Horn
- Tang: Full