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Old 13th September 2017, 09:30 PM   #4
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It is a telek, but I do not think it is tuareg, strictly speaking. Based on previous forum discussions, this looks like it was made in Bida in what is nowadays Nigeria - I am attaching a similar one I have as an example. A search for Bida should produce additional results. A pity that the scabbard is gone, but the blade looks in great shape well made.

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Teodor
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