Very Good 19 C. Takouba Tuareg Sword with European Blade (?) - 12937
This very good Takouba the sword of the Tuareg people is a 19 C. sword, with a double edge 32 ½ inches blade marked with a faced moon marks on both sides of the blade. The hilt is of the classical Takouba design made of steel and covered with leather. The scabbard is finely tooled leather. Total length 38 inches. Very good condition. The quality o the blade and the markings may suggest a European trade blade.