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English: The short version of the Ottoman kilij sometimes known as pala, with deeply curved wide blade and ‘T’ spine, it was in use from the early 17 C. for more than 300 years well into the 20th C. The hilt of classical form is made of brass cross guard and horn grips with bulbous pommel and brass grip strap. The original wood scabbard is covered with leather and has spiral brass stitching, mounted with chased brass locket and chape, 27 inch blade, 33 inches total.
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current04:52, 27 September 2014Thumbnail for version as of 04:52, 27 September 20141,605 × 4,500 (5.06 MB)WorldantiquesEdited.
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