The sword of the tribes living in and near the Khyber pass.
With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
With gilt copper scabbard and multi-row twist-core blade.
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
Made by a maker called Noah in 1809 for a certain Mehemmed Ağa Fî. With beautiful golden overlays on blade.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
With an armory stamp dated Hijri 1326, corresponding to about 1908.
A remarkable example of bladesmithing with a 5 row twist-core pattern that meanders over the blade.