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Fine Kutch horse head shamshir
The style typical of Kutch, the execution far above what is normally seen on work from that area.
Kutch shamshir for Benson
Blade of Persian shamshir form, but of Indian make. Mounts in Kutch style gilt copper.
Ottoman Turkish ribbon sword
A remarkable example of bladesmithing with a 5 row twist-core pattern that meanders over the blade.
Talwar hilted shamshir
With a very fine Persian blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
Lahore talwar hilted shamshir
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
Mamluk style sword in talwar hilt
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.