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A Silver Mounted Mameluke for an Officer Serving in India 

The 75cm curved Indo-Persian blade of watered steel, silver cross-guard border engraved with a repeat floral design, button finials, silver back-strap engraved borders filled with a zig-zag pattern, two piece ivory grip plaques, wood scabbard covered with black leather, two silver hanging rings en-suite with the hilt mounts, and small silver chape, blade with some areas of pitting, scabbard leather well replaced.

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