West African sword for I.D. & comment
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3rd March 2016, 04:43 PM
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Route 66
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...and why a lot of UK army and naval swords had/have a folding guard on the inner side, with a spring loaded catch to hold it in place after drawing, that is frequently missing.
Well noted!! It seems those hilts were brought in around mid 19th c.
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