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A very fine Somali Dagger
Ivory hilted Billao
Complete with belt

A very fine Somali Dagger Ivory hilted Billao Complete with belt www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A very fine example of a Somali Billao dagger

This ivory hilted example measures 46cms long in the sheath.
Out of the sheath it measures just over 45cms long and has a blade length of 25cms.
The hilt is a finely selected ivory type with a large silver spire like pommel and a waist with stacked horn, brass and aluminum spacers.
The blade un-cleaned. There is a shallow hollow forged fullers to either side and defined beveled cutting edges.
The dagger is complete with it's original sheath and belt that remain in outstanding condition.

A very fine example of the type in a condition seldom seen.