19C / 20C Somali Gile Short Sword, for sale
In good but aged condition, a rare 19C / 20C Somali Gile Short
Yes, this is considered a short sword by the Somalis.
10 3/4 hand forged blade has some rust / damage but in keeping
with the piece. Blade firm in hilt. Wooden hilt with solid brass
pommel in sound condition but with wear. Leather and crocodile belt
scabbard is aged but sound. Overall good. Nice price; £100.
Please quote item reference Q57. Further / full sized images available
upon request. Box 0388-61x10x10 (0.848).