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Old 4th June 2019, 07:51 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by rockelk
S'bula, I looked up the Subla and found a reference describing the use of a label (sp.) bayonet. the bayonet was a four sided device some what like an epee. as such, it would not have two fullers. the description was in French s. I don't understand French, so , I have to plead ignorance.
With Regards, rm

While these bayonet blades found notable use through the Sahara and of course in the s'boula, I personally have not been aware of them being used in Tuareg arm daggers. As Briggs notes, these Tuareg daggers are usually with European blades, those being primarily Italian.
With ethnographic weapons though, one can expect anomalies. so if any such examples are known ,they would be welcome here.
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