Originally Posted by estcrh
Any tips on what to look for as far as dating these go?
Pffff a lot
the quality of the silver work and brass work, the design, the end of the sheat, the blade...
You don't have such kind of koummiya in the 20th c.
to the exception of some royal / diplomatic gifts in the 60-80ties
but these koummiya have Spanich blades from Toledo
The early 20th c. koummiya are also a bit different.