Early 20th Century Sudanese Belt Knife from North Africa
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Early 20th Century Sudanese Belt Knife from North Africa

Code: aicb00005sd

$145.00

Product Description

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Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
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ARTIFACT: This is a circa early 20th century Sudanese belt knife from North Africa. The knife comes in a brightly painted leather scabbard with a large woven wicker belt loop handle. There are small engraved markings along both sides of the blade. The handle of the knife has its own mini-blade at top.

VINTAGE: Circa early 20th century.

SIZE: Knife: approximately 12-1/8" in length and 1-5/8" in width (at widest point); blade only: 7-5/16" in length by 1-1/4" in width (at widest point); scabbard: 7-1/2" in length and 1-1/2" in width (not including loop).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Steel, painted leather, wicker/straw.

ATTACHMENT: Loop handle.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an African weapons collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. SHOP(?) VBEX08 LHEX9/14 SLFJX8/15 TLADEX10/03/19

CONDITION: 7 (Overall Very Fine): The knife has moderate wear and oxidation to the blade; the scabbard is in exceptional condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.