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Ethiopian Garude/Shotel
large one piece Rhino hilt
pierced gilt silver pommel
Large heavy sword

Ethiopian Garude Shotel large one piece Rhino hilt pierced gilt silver pommel large heavy sword sabre saber www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A fine, large and heavy Rhino hilted sabre.

Overall this Ethiopian sword measures 93cms in the scabbard, 92cms out and has a blade length of 82cms.
The large Rhino horn hilt it 11cms across the base and 6cms wide. It tapers to the grip and widens again at the blade.
The blade in a thick and heavy European cavalry sword blade with military markings to the spine and a broad single fuller running through towards the tip.
The scabbard is a simple thick stitched leather type that has shrunk with age with the blade not quite fitting all the way in.

A fine East African fighting sword of large proportions with a very desirable hilt type.