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Old 16th May 2024, 03:42 PM   #1
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Default A pair of Africa found swords

I again don't remember where I found either of these. There is a third but I can't locate it at the moment. I know I got these before 1997 but I have moved back and forth across the Atlantic 7 times since then and three more moves within Germany since 2017.

Anyway, somehow I believe the "flat" one is from Sierra Leone. The other I may have got in Burundi or what was Zaire. I was there during the rebellion with the terrorists coming in from Rawanda..
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Old 17th May 2024, 10:05 AM   #2
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SchwarzStock, we are missing your pictures. Are you having difficulty uploading them?
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I did not think I was......

Second try.
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Old 17th May 2024, 07:39 PM   #4
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I did not think I was......

Second try.
Still no photos. I would suggest you have a look at this thread for posting instructions.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=13631
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Old 19th May 2024, 02:58 PM   #6
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The one without the scabbard looks like a ww1 East African piece.

Lucky the pictures are still here. I also did have two other similar knives. All long gone. I let this piece go to a member. I must of had a funny turn of something.

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showth...ghlight=Mauser

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Old 19th May 2024, 03:38 PM   #7
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I'd say that the upper one reminds me a lot of the Agadez style swords and knifes of the sahara touareg.
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Old 20th May 2024, 11:58 AM   #8
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