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An Indian Firangi sword, with very long 38” blade, said to be taken after the lifting the siege of Lucknow in 1857 by Sir Colin Campbell.

Realised: $560 plus premium

Current Bid $560 (15 bids, reserve met)
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Lot Details

Has characteristic tail protruding from the hilt to allow the second hand to assist with wielding the great blade. These blades were made from Portuguese steel, hence the Arabic name ‘firangi’, a term used for western Europeans. Provenance: NZAHAA Taranaki Branch auction Hawera 2017