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A Nepalese khukurī glossary

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The Chinese saber guard is called dāo hūshǒu (刀護手), or hùshǒu pán (護手盤) in Chinese. This literally translates to "saber handguard" or "disc handguard". At some point, the…

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With a very fine Persian blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
€2700,-
A fine example with silver overlaid spearhead and silver ferrule with niello…
Reserved
With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.
€1200,-
With parcel gilding and ruby eyes, in a fine silver repousse scabbard.
Reserved
A rare example retaining its original silver covered scabbard.
€3000,-
A large and heavy example with chiseled decor and silver overlaid base.
€4000,-
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
€500,-
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
€600,-
Late 19th century with a good, well-made blade.
€430,-
With a heavy blade of elegant slender form. Complete with tools.
€800,-
A workhorse with a stamped mark at the base of the blade.
€475,-
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
€375,-
Of late 19th century make, with a very good blade.
€475,-
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
€450,-
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
€300,-
With engraved spine and unusual all brass pommel.
€275,-