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Early 19th Century Indian Patissa Khanda Sword

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Early 19th Century Indian Patissa Khanda Sword

Here we have a fine example of the legendary Indian doubled edged sword, the Patissa Khanda. The heavy but well balanced blade features deep fullers, a rounded tip which is typical of the patissa Khanda and almost all of its original polish remains. The blade is mounted on a silver gilted basket type hilt, which brandishes a curved spike. The grip is also bound with leather cord and the Khanda comes with a restored scabbard. It is said that very few warriors were capable of wielding the Khanda, which was worshipped amoungst the warriors faiths of India

Price: £1800

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