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Old 10th August 2017, 02:03 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by Ibrahiim al Balooshi
Quite a late invention almost a revival sword...but with vestiges of the Jinete and accents from the Nimcha and with long live Spain on the blade. It seemed a pity not to include.

I guess the whole engraving has the misspelt inscription " VIVA EL REY DE ESPANNA" but, Zenete and Nimcha accents are hardly there ... and still i don't see this sword connected with swords a la Portuguese; far too long a shot ... perhaps a case for binoculars .

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Originally Posted by Ibrahiim al Balooshi
This is a Portuguese sword though lightly disguised as something else;

If i recall, there never was any evidence that this sword is Portuguese .
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