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Old 3rd July 2005, 01:37 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by erlikhan
there are some figures on the blade. i dont know if they will help. But the blade shape is technically a perfect karabela . i really dont know if a place with name "karabel" exists around Izmir, but karabela means exactly "black curse" in Turkish, often used in daily life , even can be used as a nickname for a tough bully .it could be a healthier root for the name of this saber model.
The grip band is silver, and is just deformed by time, tips of broken parts going bent up.


It does. Please see..
http://www.livius.org/he-hg/herodotus/hist13.html
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