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Old 3rd August 2015, 07:16 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by harrywagner
I recently purchased this Arab kilij. I am confident that it is authentic but don't have any idea how old it is. I know this type of sword was common during the Ottoman period, but that spans a pretty long time. Any ideas on how to narrow down the possible date range for this sword?

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Hey Harry,

Sorry to say but what you have is a Syrian reproduction. Its new but once you receive it, take close ups of the blade and maybe there is a chance its a redressed old blade. But I dont bet on it :-)
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