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It took us quite a while to trace the swords markings in our lexicon of 19th century European swords reference works. Curiously this example found its way to Spain and was acquired some 50 years or so ago. The broad slightly curved single edged blade with wide fuller on the both sides, and has a Sandwich master ltd aat back-edge.
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The Russian field army withdrew before the allies could encircle it. During the Victorian Era, these battles were repeatedly memorialized. Treating the wounded from these battles were celebrated Jamaican and English nurses Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale.
The cast brass grooved hilt is stamped on cross guard with Cyrillic letters and marks. Early Issue Made by Hudson and Co. And with rare exceptions, 19th century stamps bearing a specific Police Force name are either made by Hudson or Dowler.
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About seventy-five percent of the RIC were Roman Catholic and about twenty-five percent were of various Protestant denominations. Fine original brass rose head rivets.
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Some blades were locally made in the European style. The firangi sword characteristically had a straight blade of backsword form single edged. The blade often incorporated one, two, or three fullers grooves and had a spear-tip shaped point. The sword could be used to both cut and thrust.
Examples with narrow rapier blades have survived, though in small numbers. The hilt was of the type sometimes called the "Indian basket-hilt" and was identical to that of another Indian straight-bladed sword the khanda. The hilt afforded a substantial amount of protection for the hand and had a prominent spike projecting from the pommel which could be grasped, resulting in a two-handed capability for the sword.
Like other contemporary Indian swords the hilt of the firangi was usually of iron and the tang of the blade was attached to the hilt using a very strong resin, additionally, the hilt to blade connection was reinforced by projections from the hilt onto either face of the forte of the blade which were riveted together though a hole passing through the blade.
Because of its length the firangi is usually regarded as primarily a cavalry weapon.
Illustrations suggest a 16th-century date for the development of the sword, though early examples appear to have had simpler cross-guard hilts, similar to those of the talwar. The sword has been especially associated with the Marathas, who were famed for their cavalry.
However, the firangi was widely used by the Mughals and those peoples who came under their rule, including Sikhs and Rajputs.
It is often featured in religious iconography, theatre and art depicting the ancient history of India. Some communities venerate the weapon as a symbol of Shiva.
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