~ African Short Swordstick ~
This is most probably a piece made in Africa, resembling a swagger stick.
The carved wood piece is decorated with copper rings and a steel locket.
The grip is partially chequered towards its lower end.
The blade has extensive signs of usage and sharpening.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade length is 12 inches (30.5 cm) and the overall length of the sword in its scabbard is 21.25 inches (54 cm).
The set weighs 320 grams.
~ Condition ~
The blade remains fine with signs of use and minimal rust.
The woodwork has some usage chips but is crack free.
~ Postage ~
Postage is £18 or it can be picked up from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.