With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
This peculiar sword was used by the Garo people of Assam for fighting, clearing the jungle, and animal sacrifices.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.